Browse the largest selection of Viola Strings anywhere! We pride ourselves on offering the complete range of strings, no matter how obscure. You'll find small sizes, thin and thick gauges, optional strings within a brand, which other dealers don't bother to carry. Email us if you need help choosing.
Custom Viola Sets
Custom sets are special sets containing a mix of brands. We offer these sets at a discount price, compared to the total cost of the 4 strings in the set. These are hugely popular with our customers.
The Larsen A Strings have a solid steel core are ideal for use with most any D, G and C string. The Larsen A has become one of the standard choices of A string for professional players. Larsen D, G, and C strings have a nylon core.
Jargar have a solid steel core and are very bright in tone. The Jargar A is a very popular string to be used with any D, G and C string.
A game-changer nearly 50 years ago remains a top choice for professionals and students alike. Nylon core offers a balance between warmth and focus. Consider your favorite A for use with the Dominant D, G and C. Dominant Pro is new, and offers updated technology to increase lifespan, and produce a warm, round tone shape similar to Pirastro Obligato.
Vision strings offer composite core lifespan and complexity of tone. Solo Vision are higher in tension for maximum power and projection. Consider your favorite A string for use with the Vision D, G and C.
Thomastik Peter Infeld (PI)
Peter Infeld (PI) represent a leap forward in string design. Extremely long lifespan, complex tone and projection. These have become a top choice for professional players.
Steel rope core string offers quick response, volume and projection. Long life span. The Silver G and Tungsten C are top sellers among professional players, who need a quick response and maximum projection.
New synthetic core strings for students. Upgrade from your student steel strings, for about the same price as steel.
Solid steel core strings offer high volume, bright tone balance and durability. Good choice for folk style playing, student instruments, or electric instruments.
Steel rope core string that is offers warmer tone balance, and smoother texture compared to Spirocore.
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi
Evah Pirazzi are high-tension composite core strings. They offer powerful focus and projection and have become a top choice among professionals and other serious players.
Pirastro Evah Gold
Evah Gold strings bring an added dimension to tonal complexity. The tone balance is overall a bit warmer compared to Evah Pirazzi, and a little rounder in tone shape. A highly recommended Professional string choice.
The latest string design from Pirastro has resulted in a string that has it all. Power, precision, nuance and long life.
Pirastro Obligato D, G and C have a composite core. The A has a Steel core. Many strings of this type are bright and focused, but Obligato has a warm gut-like tone.
Solid Steel A with stranded metal core D, G and C. Great for electric instruments. The A string is a good alternative to other popular Viola A strings, when a smoother texture is needed.
Pirastro Passione are gut core strings with added benefits. Unlike other gut core strings, Passione gut core material is stabilized to improve tuning consistency. Now you can have the best of both worlds; Gut tone complexity with reliable tuning.
Pirastro Oliv are the premier gut core string. The "Stiff" D, G, and C are popular and recommended choice because they can take higher bow pressure. The optional Tungsten C is also known as "Eudoxa-Olive C". It has a thinner diameter, and a quicker response.
Pirastro Aricore strings have a synthetic core. They are warmer in tone than most other synthetic core strings. The Eudoxa/Aricore A is ideal for use in a set with gut core strings.
Historically authentic gut core strings for use on baroque instruments, or modern instruments for a more historically accurate tone and response.
Solid steel core strings for students and folk playing styles. Durable, low cost, long lasting strings.
Pirastro Eudoxa strings have a gut core. They provide a very warm and complex tone, that is slightly brighter than Olive. "Stiff" versions of the D and G string are recommended as they offer sufficient resistance to modern high pressure bow technique.
Pirastro Gold Label
Gold Label are the budget gut core strings from Pirastro.
Piranito strings have a solid steel core. They are an excellent choice for student instruments due to the low cost, durability and long life.
Synoxa is another synthetic core string, similar to Thomastik Dominant. Compared to Aricore, Synoxa are slightly brighter. The tone balance is warm, and tension is low compared to the latest composite core brands.
Tonica have a nylon core. Similar to Thomastik Dominant. They are priced lower, making Tonica a good value. Consider using an alternative A string with a steel core, such as Pirastro Evah Gold or Larsen.
Stranded metal core is very thin and results in strings that are very flexible and easy to play. A popular choice for electric instruments.
Ascenté is a synthetic core Viola string intended for players of all levels and ages. They offer a wider tonal range, excellent pitch stability and longevity at a moderate price.
Zyex is part of the new wave of composite core string design. These were one of the first of it's type on the market. They remain one of the most affordable strings of this type. Zyex are now offered in all sizes.
Made by D'Addario. Forza, Amo and Vivo are the latest Viola strings in the Kaplan line, designed to appeal to professional or other serious players. Complex tone, long lifespan, moderate price and quick response are features of this product.
Prelude strings have a solid steel core. Their tone is not as harsh sounding as other steel core student strings.
D'Addario Pro Arte
Pro Arte violin strings have a Perlon core and are similar to Dominant in performance qualities, but are much lower in cost.
Synthetic core strings offer a low tension balance between warm and bright. Consistently updated over many years, Crystal represent a great value compared to other synthetic core brands.
Corelli Alliance strings have a composite core. Corelli was the first to introduce a composite core violin string. Updated continuously over many years, these strings compete favorably with other popular composite core strings, but at a lower cost.
The latest from Corelli, which offer quick break-in time, and ease of playability in all registers. Rich, yet clear tone balance.
Super Sensitive Pinnacle
Discontinued by the manufacturer.
Super Sensitive Red Label
Solid steel core with Nickel winding. Low cost, long lasting student strings that have long been the workhorse of school music programs.
Super Sensitive Sensicore
Sensicore are Perlon core strings.
Synthetic core, for the professional and other demaning player. Long Scale is for Violas 15 to 16-3/4 inches. Medium Scale for Violas 14-15 inches.
Synthetic core strings that produces well-balanced velvety tones, adding warmth and texture.
Prim Strings have a very quick response, low cost, and high durability. Solid Steel core, wound with Chromesteel.
LaBella is an American brand of strings made by E&O Mari. Their popularity is low, but they represent good value.