Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola
  • Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola
  • Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola
  • Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola

Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola

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Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola-Hand-carved violas made in Prague, Czech Republic; available in 15", 15 1/2", and 16" models.

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The Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola raises the bar for step up instruments. They are carefully constructed to our specifications in the Czech Republic and are set-up in our Algonquin workshop. Upon arrival at our Algonquin workshop, they are given a professional set-up by our craftsmen. KARL THUNEMANN Series instruments produce a higher tonal quality at a more competitive price.

The Karl Thunemann MasterArt Viola features highly seasoned spruce top; highly seasoned book-matched maple back, ribs and scroll; inlaid purfling; antique hand applied oil varnish; professional quality ebony fittings. The high quality French bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Algonquin workshop.

These instruments are set-up to order, with custom set-ups available. If you would like different fittings, strings or anything else changed about this instrument, please give us a call at (847) 458-7386, to get a quote for this custom work. We're sure you'll be wowed by this instrument! Standard Set-up includes a hand-carved Aubert Mirecourt bridge, ebony tailpiece with single Hill-style fine tuner, Larsen medium gauge loop A, Spirocore Chrome D, Spirocore Silver G, and Spirocore Tungsten C strings.

Please note: Varnish color may differ from picture. These instruments are hand made. The maker chooses the best color to bring out the true beauty of the wood and instrument. 


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15", 15 1/2", & 16"
Solid Carved Spruce
Solid Carved Maple

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