The Geoffrey Chi Antique Model Viola is a great intermediate instrument, balancing tonal quality, craftsmanship and looks. Geoffrey Chi is our most popular maker, with easy playability and high quality for a very reasonable price. They are very popular with teachers and players looking for a reliable, affordable first instrument for beginning students. The tone quality is sprightly, with a fine balance and quick response.
The Antique model violas have more highly figured wood and feature a deeper russet shaded finish and richer tone. They are available in 15", 15.5", 16" and 16.5" sizes.