Violas



West Coast String Instruments


Peccard Rosalia Paolo Lorenzo Gamba Paolo Lorenzo Peter Kauffman
Sandro Luciano Sandro Luciano Dario Giovanni More Violas


West Coast String Instruments is well known for violas with quality tone wood and excellent craftsmanship.

The Peccard Viola features a slightly flamed one or two-piece maple back and selected grained spruce top.  It has fine workmanship, is professionally set up ready to play.  The viola outfit comes with a wood-shell viola case, composite viola bow, tuner and rosin.

The Rosalia Viola is made with a selected seasoned spruce top and maple sides and back.  It's a very responsive viola with a beautiful golden brown oil varnish.  The outfit includes a dart shaped wood-shell viola case, a composite fiberglass bow, a tuner and rosin.

The Paolo Lorenzo Gamba Viola features an evenly flamed maple back, a well-seasoned spruce top and attractive golden brown varnish with shading.  The Gamba pattern is quite distinct.  This viola projects well with a clear tone.  It's a good choice for an intermediate to advanced player.

The Paolo Lorenzo Viola features an evenly flamed maple back, a well-seasoned spruce top and attractive golden brown varnish with shading.  This viola projects well with a clear tone.  It's a good choice for an intermediate to advanced player.

The Peter Kauffman Viola has a transparent, warm sound.  Made of nicely flamed maple and seasoned spruce top and finished with an antique dark brown varnish, it is suitable for advanced player.

The Sandro Luciano Bird's Eye Maple Viola is a classic instrument that represents fine craftsmanship.  Its aged spruce top, beautiful bird's eye maple, golden brownish varnish with slight shading and highly projective and rich tone make it an excellent choice for the advanced player.

The Sandro Luciano Viola is a classic instrument that represents fine craftsmanship.  Its aged spruce top, highly flamed maple, golden brownish varnish with slight shading and highly projective and rich tone make it an excellent choice for the advanced player.

The Dario Giovanni Quilted Maple Viola is a vintage looking viola with modern level of playability.  Extremely resonant and well balanced, this viola is made of highest-grade maple and European spruce. The highly detailed antiquing is entirely hand applied in their USA workshop.

The Dario Giovanni Reddish Viola has top graded European spruce and French reddish varnish producing a warm and responsive tone.