Carved from solid tone woods. Carved spruce front, maple back and ribs, maple neck Blackened hardwood fingerboard, high quality dark hardwood pegs Good student wood bow w/ ebony frog, lightweight case w/ safety reflectorsThe Stentor Student I is the ideal entry-level student viola outfit. This is an instrument that offers reliable, consistent performance and good tone, enhancing the learning process for the student. Each instrument is carved from solid tone woods w/ inlaid purfling and good quality hardwood pegs and fingerboard. It is fitted w/ a good quality bridge and tailpiece w/ integral adjusters. The outfit includes a reliable wood bow and well-designed lightweight case w/ fitted interior, external shoulder rest pocket and music pocket, bow holders and rosin as well as backpack carrying straps. . Stentor is the leading manufacturer of high quality student violins and orchestral stringed instruments worldwide. Stentor violins, violas, cellos and double basses are recommended by music teachers and music services for their quality. The Stentor name is known for quality, consistency and reliability. Stentor violins, violas, cellos and basses take students from their very first beginner instrument up to professional level. At Stentor, we recognize that the most important instrument for any musician is the one they start on and we are committed to provide the quality and affordability to ensure that players have the most enjoyable and rewarding experience. Teachers and music educators everywhere recognize the quality and value we offer. Stentor violins, violas, cellos and double basses are carved from solid tone woods, from the initial instrument shape to the finer details. Instruments are individually thicknesses for quality of sound. We carefully control the specification and measurements of Stentor instruments at our own factory workshops to produce instruments that have the essential characteristics of good tone and consistent quality control. On all Stentor instruments, the bridge and sound post are carefully fitted to ensure the best playability.