Violas

Model FR60 

Sizes 12″- 16.5″

The Model FR60 Viola is the first of many European Viola’s in the instrument line of International Music Café. The F.R. Pfretszchner instruments are made in our workshop in Romania. The Model FR60
expertly varnished with a reddish-brown spirit varnish. The viola is constructed with a Hand Carved European spruce top and hand carved European Maple back, sides, neck and scroll.  It is assembled with seasoned ebony fittings,a German-made Wittner Ultra Tailpiece and a seasoned French Maple bridge. The Viola is strung up with nylon core D’addario Helicore Strings that makes the violin sound warm and rich for a student viola. The Instruments are protected with a foam core  soft violin shaped case. The outfit includes a  fiberglass bow and a American made wood block rosin.

Every Instrument  is Setup and
Inspected in our Specialty Shop
NY USA

Model FR140 

Sizes 12″-16.5″

The F.R. Pfretszchner bridges your player from their student instrument to a more advanced instrument.The Viola is  handcrafted in our workshop in Romania. The FR140 model is hand applied with a golden brown antique spirit varnish.  The instrument is constructed by hand with a Carpathian Spruce Top and flamed Carpathian Maple back, sides , neck and scroll. The F.R. Pfretzchner model is  assembled with season ebony fittings, German-made Wittner Ultra Tailpiece and a seasoned French maple bridge. They are strung up with the industry standard D’addario Helicore strings that
make them sound rich and vibrant. The Model FR140  is protected in a deluxe oblong case with suspension, hygrometer and 4 bow holders. The violin includes an American rosin and a well-balanced carbon fiber bow.

Every Instrument  is Setup and
Inspected in our Specialty Shop
NY USA

Model FR165

Sizes: 15″-16.5″

The F.R. Pfretszchner model FR165 Viola are designed for the advancing player. The old World, hand-rubbed antique spirit varnished is handmade in our workshop in Prague. Constructed with figured hand-carved European Spruce top and hand-carved European Solid flamed maple back, sides neck and scroll.  The Model FR165 instrument is assembled with seasoned ebony fittings, ebony tailpiece with German-made Wittner string adjusters and a figured French maple bridge. The Model FR165 viola is strung up with D’addario Kaplan’s  which provides a sound that is soft, clear and rich in overtones. The F.R. Pfretszchner instruments are protected by a lightweight, foam core oblong suspension case featuring four bow holders. The outfit includes Kolstein Rosin and a well-balanced carbon fiber bow.

Every Instrument  is Setup and
Inspected in our Specialty Shop
NY USA