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The best selling McNeela violin is a beautifully crafted instrument that is suitable for fiddle players of all levels. This premium violin can accompany you on every stage of your musical journey and would serve experienced players long into the future.
The Maestro Violin is the pinnacle of traditional violin craftsmanship. It has been specifically designed and handmade for McNeela Instruments and has fast become one of our most popular high end instruments.
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Fast, responsive action
Clear, bright tone
Full sound with broad range of tones
Well balanced instrument
Features of the McNeela Maestro Violin
Maple and Spruce body.
Infeld Dominant Strings
Free violin case
Carbon Fibre Bow
Hidersine 3V Rosin
14 day money back trial
One year guarantee
Body Type: Stradivarius Size: 4/4 Top: Spruce Back: Maple Side: Maple
Neck Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Ebony
Head Tuning Pegs: Ebony
Parts Tailpiece: Ebony Chin Rest: Ebony Fine Tuners: 4, Silver Bridge: Maple Bridge Height: 35mm
The McNeela Maestro Violin features a bridge produced by the Aubert Lutherie in France.
These French luthiers select the best quality maple wood and their bridges are treated with natural products which protect the wood and enhance its acoustic qualities.
Case: Oxford Velvet Wooden Hard Case
Rosin: Hidersine 3V Rosin
Bow: Carbon Fibre
The McNeela Carbon Fibre bow is a round, 65g bow with excellent balance and weight distribution.
Strings: InfeldDominant - Synthetic, Medium Gauge Infeld Dominant strings are an excellent option for players of any ability. These highly flexible synthetic strings offer a clear, rich, warm tone. They tune well and are durable and long lasting.
McNeela Maestro Violin Reviews
‘Excellent craftsmanship, this violin is beautiful and it sounds great.’ - Gwen F
‘This violin is everything I wanted and more. Beautifully designed and very elegant looking.’ - Maura
‘Absolutely stunning instrument with a beautiful sound.’ - Scott Pirrie
At McNeela Instruments we are committed to providing customers with the highest standard of instruments at the most accessible prices. Our low cost, high quality instruments are designed to assist our customers to achieve their goals. So, if you're looking for a high quality violin for sale at an affordable price, you've come to the right place.
The McNeela Maestro Violin has a high quality maple body with a spruce top, making it a sturdy, reliable instrument. It offers a rich, resonant sound and superb response for ease of playing. It also looks great.
Sleek, Handsome Finish
This is a violin that looks as good as it sounds. This handcrafted instrument is oil varnished for a beautiful finish.
It features a solid spruce top producing great sound. This violin also features solid ebony pegs and tail piece with silver fittings. The back, sides and neck are made with tiger maple.
This Maestro Violin boasts a Maple and Spruce body which gives a great resonant sound and a superb response - perfect for advanced players. These quality woods have been handcrafted and manufactured to give each violin special character and optimum tone.
The quality of the strings is one of the factors that has the greatest impact on the sound any violin produces. The playability, sound and quality of a violin all depend on the strings that it’s fitted with.
We only use the best quality strings for our instruments, including those designed for beginner musicians. We want to enable you to sound good, right from your very first note.
The McNeela Maestro Violin features Infeld Dominant strings which produce a strong tone and excellent response. These high quality, medium gauge, synthetic strings offer a clear, bright, powerful tone and plenty of volume, yet manage to retain a sense of sweetness and softness.
The McNeela Maestro Violin has been built with durability in mind, making it a reliable long lasting investment that will continue to improve with age. The more you play it, the better it will sound!
The fingerboard, chin rest, top nut and pegs are all made from ebony. Ebony is the king of all woods when it comes to violin making. This dense wood makes durable fittings that will withstand the test of time.
The set also includes a carbon fibre bow and a top quality violin hard case to protect your new instrument from any unwanted knocks or bumps.
To completely put your mind at ease however, we proudly offer a one year guarantee on all new violins for sale, against any material defects arising from the product. Beyond one year, we will still happily service your violin, should the need arise.
Additionally, if you're unsatisfied for any reason whatsoever, we offer a full unconditional money-back guarantee for 14 days from the day you receive your McNeela Violin.
Listen to leading Irish fiddle player Liam O’Connor play ‘The Limerick Lasses’ on the McNeela Maestro Violin:
Elevate Your Playing
The McNeela Maestro Violin is the perfect fit for the intermediate to advanced fiddle player. This premium Irish fiddle is carefully designed with ease of play in mind, enabling the player to take full control and play with confidence. It’s crafted to the highest standard and perfect for students who are ready to advance and master their instrument.
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McNeela Music was founded by Paraic McNeela, an Irish musician and enthusiast with a passion for providing high-quality musical instruments and accessories.
What modes of payments does McNeela Music accept?
McNeela Music offers a secure risk free payment experience. All Credit and Debit cards are accepted. Additionally, Paypal is also accepted at McNeela Music.
Does McNeela Music ship to my location?
Yes, McNeela Music ships worldwide, allowing musicians from different countries to enjoy their products and services. McNeela Music offers fast shipping to the United States, United Kingdom, and Rest of the world at a reduced rate, ensuring prompt delivery to customers around the globe.
When will my product be shipped?
McNeela Music strives to provide efficient order processing and shipping. In most cases, orders are shipped the same day or the next day after they are placed. If you place an order on a weekend, it will be shipped on the next working day. Our goal is to ensure prompt delivery and get your musical instruments and accessories to you as quickly as possible. Please note that shipping times may vary depending on the destination and the shipping method selected during checkout.
How are shipping costs calculated?
Shipping costs are calculated at the checkout page based on various factors, including the destination country, package weight, and chosen shipping method. This ensures accurate and transparent pricing for customers.
How can I track my order from McNeela Music?
Once your order is shipped, you will receive a shipping confirmation email from McNeelaMusic. This email will contain a tracking number and instructions on how to track your package. If you cannot locate the email, please check your spam or junk folder as it may have been filtered there. If you still cannot find the tracking number, please reach out to our customer support at by Clicking Here.
What is the return policy at McNeela Music?
At McNeela Music, we strive to provide our customers with high-quality musical instruments and accessories. We offer a 30-day “Try-At-Home” return policy. We take great care in ensuring that our products are in excellent condition and carefully packed before being shipped.
Are the products at McNeela Music suitable for beginners?
Yes, McNeela Music caters to musicians of all skill levels, including beginners. They offer instruments and resources specifically designed to support newcomers on their musical journey.
How can I contact McNeela Music for further assistance?