Eastman instruments model VL619 violin with all European tonewoods. Spruce top with beautifully flamed maple back and ribs complimented by Boxwood fittings. Outstanding step-up instrument for the advancing student. Articulate, tight bass with a super sweet high end. Sufficient volume for the aspiring soloist. Currently strung with Evah Pirazzi synthetic core strings. Another awe inspiring violin from Eastman strings.