Knilling Bucharest instruments continue to be a preferred choice of string programs and educators throughout the United States, offering exceptional value, quality of sound, beauty and durability. Handcrafted in Romania out of thoroughly seasoned, select European tonewoods with pleasing figure, these fully carved instruments are meticulously crafted and expertly finished, and feature inlaid purfling and lining, fitted corner blocks, and genuine ebony fittings throughout. Adjusted in our Knilling Custom Shop with premium components, which include German-made, height-adjustable bridge and Tyrolean machine heads, Bucharest instruments represent an affordable yet extremely high quality, attractive instrument with superior tone, easy playability, and exceptional stability for ease of maintenance and longevity.
The complete outfit features a deluxe padded cover and choice of French or German model Glasser fiberglass bow with white horsehair.
This most popular Knilling model is offered in both laminated and solid carved construction for 3/4, 1/2, 1/4 size bass, and for 4/4, 3/4, 1/2 size cello. Also available, solid carved, in 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/10 and 1/16 sizes for violin, and 16-1/2”, 16”, 15-12”, 15”, 14”, 13”, 12”, 11” sizes for viola.