Scott Cao Violin Outfit STV-500

Scott Cao


The STV-500 is made in Cao's GuangZhou workshop by prize-winning luthiers under the supervision of Scott Cao, Shen Chi Ming and Guan Shang Chi. All three have a combination of over twenty international awards in tone and workmanship.

The STV-500 features excellent tone, choice wood, quality varnish and superior craftsmanship. Every piece of our instrument is completely hand carved. The meticulous graduation of the top and back reward the player with a powerful and refined tone. Each instrument is individually hand made displaying the skillful work of a master violinmaker.


  • Quality Chinese Spruce
  • Well Flamed Chinese Maple
  • Indian Ebony Fingerboard
  • Ebony Fittings
  • Aubert French Bridge
  • Dominant Perlon strings
  • Includes an oblong hardshell case and brazilwood bow
  • Fully setup
  • Made in Scott Cao's Guangzhou China Workshop
The STV-500 is the lowest model of Scott Cao violin that is made in his Guangzhou workshop and represents an excellent value.

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