Your playing is becoming refined and so should your violin. The Yamaha V5SC student acoustic violin 1/2 size allows a student violinist access to the higher grades with a more professional instrument. This is a violin made and designed for students but has been created with the same traditional methods as high-end violins. High standard solid woods produce rich warm sounds so you really get the most out of your advancing ability. Refined components come together with a high-quality Bulletwood bow strings and case to make your violin ready to play and transport right away.