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SCOTT CAO VIOLIN

Award winning violin. Remarkable tone. Quality craftmanship. 

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Scott Shu-kun Cao is listed among the best-known contemporary violin makers in the world. His instruments are currently in the hands of soloists, famous professional players and collectors. For their tonal quality, Scott's instruments are renowned. Among makers, Scott's violins are said to not only project a beautiful sound but are also aesthetically superior.

He is one of the most famous violin makers in the world. His instruments are renowned for their superior tone, great sound projection, and elegance.

In recent years, more and more internationally renowned string players and collectors have set high values on Mr Scott Cao's instruments. Many of them own and collect Scott's violins. Ithzak Perlman, one of the greatest violinist in the world, highly praised Scott as "one of the best makers I have met". Moreover, Gidon Kremer, Nigel Kennedy, Misha Maisky, Lin Yaoji, Sheng Zhongguo, Yu Lina, Bin Huang and Xie Nan own and use Scott's violins for their concerts.

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Awards

🎖 First place award for tone and violin 1990 Violin Maker's Association of British Columbia
🎖 3rd place in 1994 international competition of Antonio Stradivari in Cremona, Italy   
🎖 Silver medal for violin 1996 Annual International Competition   
🎖 Silver medal for viola 1996 Annual International Competition of VSA   
🎖 Silver medal for cello 1998 Annual International Competition of VSA   
🎖 Silver medal for violin 2010 Annual International Competition of VSA 

🎖 Tone award for violin 1986 VSA Competition
🎖Tone award for violin 1992 VSA Competition   
🎖Tone award for violin 2008 VSA Competition   
🎖Tone award for violin 2010 VSA Competition   
🎖Tone award for viola 1988 VSA Competition   
🎖Tone award for viola 2010 VSA Competition   
🎖Worksmanship award for viola 1988 VSA Competition 
🎖Worksmanship award for violin 2010 VSA Competition 

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Violin models

All instrument are carefully crafted from US Campbell studio. Each piece is completely hand crafted.

STV 750E

Copy of famous instrument (distressed). Built with European spruce top and maple back. Hill style ebony fittings. Antique varnish.  Violin only, does not come with bow or casing.  RM 5,500.00

STV 850E

Copy of famous instrument (distressed), Bosnian maple, Italian spruce, Indian ebony fingerboard. Hill style ebony or boxwood fittings. Violin only, does not come with bow or casing.
RM 7,800.00

STV 950 & STV 1500
Copy of famous instrument. High quality European maple, Italian spruce, Indian ebony fingerboard. Hill style boxwood fittings. Varnished, and set up in Campbell Studio. 
RM10,600.00 and RM17,000.00 respectively.
Special order by user's request.

What the Pros say

“The sound (of the STV-850) is complex, with good projection and a lush tone.”
Strings Magazine

 “They are wonderful instruments, sounds great and are applauded by teachers.”
Jean Stucky, Suzuki School of Music

“Mr.Cao is one of the better makers I have met!”
Itzhak Perlman

“Scott, this is an excellent violin! Can I buy it?”
Gidon Kremer

“Scott, your violin sounds beautiful. I love it, I love it!”
Elmar Oliveira

“Wow, huge sound! It's an incredible violin”
Sarah Chang

CONTACT FORM

Please drop us a message if you want to try them out.
We would love to hear from you.

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Contacts

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