Violins Under $1000

This is a partial list of what is available. All instruments receive the GVS professional set-up.
Please contact us for more information.

Franz Helmer
The Franz Helmer represents an excellent value for the beginning student. These violins come from finer Chinese workshops, set-up and adjusted at Gailes Violin Shop. Featuring inlaid purfling and ebony fittings and offering good playability and a quick and easy response, Franz Helmer/GVS instruments are available from size 1/16 to full-size at various price points.

Scot Cao
Model 500



Scot Cao
Model 600



Louis Alexander
All Louis Alexander instruments are set-up and adjusted at Gailes Violin Shop and available at various price points.



Calin Wultur #4







Johannes Kohr
K501, KR20 (pictures currently unavailable)

Johannes Kolb
Beijing, China



Samuel Shen Model 100