The Stentor Student II Viola is recommended by teachers and music services for its quality and reliability. The Viola is made from solid tonewoods in Stentor's unique workshop environment, producing an instrument with good tone, a responsive sound, and reliable performance. The pegs, nut, and saddle are ebony and the Viola is fitted with a quality composite tailpiece with integral adjusters. All our instruments have inlaid purfling. The Stentor Student II is the ideal Viola for the beginner and comes complete with a lightweight case with burgundy red cover with safety reflectors, fitted interior with accessory pocket, two bow holders, case blanket, carrying straps, full lid music pocket, and external shoulder rest pocket. It also includes a good quality student wood bow with natural horsehair and fully mounted ebony frog.