Create a rich tone right away with this quality cello. The Yamaha VC5S student cello lets new musicians play a 1/2 size instrument that has been hand-sculpted with the techniques used on high-end string instruments. This artisan treatment of quality Spruce and Maple produces a gorgeous warm cello tone. Make music youll be proud of from the start. Play confidently with advanced components. Your VC5S is put together with the best which you can see in the Wittner tailpiece giving you four integrated fine tuners in a lightweight tailpiece. It couldnt be easier to make adjustments to individual strings. These strings will be adding to your tone too as Prelude strings are respected as bringing out the best in an instrument. Enjoy playing as soon as you get your cello.