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William Belote Workshop Violin, Ann Arbor, 2021

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A workshop model from William Belote, this violin offers a rich texture with a sweet and harmonious ring throughout. Quality orange-brown varnish, tastefully shaded to expose the lustrous golden ground highlights this wonderfully resonant spruce top and perfectly bookmatched two piece maple back.

William Jon Belote
Through years of close mentorship, William Belote has learned the Italian methods and traditions of violinmaking from award-winning Armenian-American master Ashot Vartanian. Under Vartanian's guidance, Belote has made a series of violins based on Stradivari and Guarneri with excellent tonal results.

Size: 4/4

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