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What size violin is right for my child?

What size violin is right for my child?

Try a 1/10 or 1/16 violin if their arm length is less than 16 in (41 cm). Use a 1/10 violin size if your child’s arm length is between 15–16 in (38–41 cm). Opt for a 1/16 violin size if your child’s arm length is only 14–15 in (36–38 cm). If your child is 4 years old or younger, these are good size options.

What size violin should a 7 year old use?

1/2. The next model on our list is the 1/2. These instruments usually have a total length of 20.5 inches and a body length of 12.5 inches, making them best suited to children between 7-9 years of age.

What is a 1/4 violin?

1/4 Violin. 280mm or approx. 11 inches. 48.25cm or 19in. 57.15cm or 22.5in.

What size violin is good for a 6 year old?

Typical Violin Sizes

Violin Size Overall Length Age Range
Quarter Size 1/4 18 1/8 inches (460 mm) 4 to 6 years
Half Size 1/2 20 7/16 inches (519 mm) 6 to 9 years
Three Quarter Size 3/4 21 11/16 inches (551 mm) 8 to 12 years
Full Size 4/4 23 1/4 inches (591 mm) Adults and teenagers

What size is a 3/4 violin?

13 inches
3/4 Violin = 335mm or approx. 13 inches. 1/2 Violin = 310mm or approx. 12.2 inches.

What age is a 3/4 violin for?

What size is a student violin?

Just to give you a reference, most young beginner students (ages 4-6) start off on a 1/4 size or a 1/8 size, though the sizes do go even smaller than that! By middle school age, most have graduated to a 3/4 size violin and high school students are usually playing a full sized violin.

What size violin does an 8 year old need?

What age is 3/4 violin for?

Do adults play 3 4 violin?

Many smaller adults wonder if they need to play on a 3/4 size instrument because they’re unaware of the range of sizes available, or feel that full size (4/4) is too large. The range of adults who can play on a full-size violin is far greater than for viola or cello.

What size is a beginner violin?

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