Yamaha’s YVN Model 3 student violin outfit is now available in 1/2 and 3/4 sizes. With a ‘press-formed’ spruce top that uses less wood than some traditional factory-made violins, the instrument is designed to offer some of the tonal warmth of a carved instrument with additional durability and a low price point. A bow and an ABS-shell case are included.

Yamaha YVN Model 3 fractional-size violin from $835

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