March 8th 2020

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Knilling is proud to introduce new Elite Bucharest Outfits to its line of instruments. Upgraded for 2020 from the successful Bucharest line, the new Elite Bucharest Outfits had their debut at the 2020 Winter NAMM show earlier this year.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to offer an upgraded version of our Bucharest outfit,” says Lang Shen, product manager of Knilling Strings.  “Designed to please both advancing player and dealer seeking an upgrade, Knilling Bucharest Deluxe violin and violas are now available with Knilling’s oblong thermoplastic case with aluminum valance plus advanced J. Remy carbon composite bow.”

The Bucharest Elite outfit comes with solid carved Bucharest Deluxe violin or viola, handcarved from thoroughly seasoned European spruce top and well flamed European maple back, sides neck and scroll, with inlaid purfling and oil varnish; includes ebony pegs, nut, fingerboard, tailpiece and saddle. Fully Knilling Custom Shop adjusted with D’Addario Prelude steelcore strings, Despiau maple bridge, and four Buschman-Wittner string adjusters. Outfit includes Knilling oblong thermoplastic case, J.Remy carbon composite bow with horsehair, rosin and pitchpipe.

Bucharest Elite Violin Outfits

#5K-1EE               Available in 4/4 size         $1565 MSRP

Bucharest Elite Viola Outfits

#3106-1EE          Available in 15”, 15-1.2”, 16”, 16-1/2”   $1905 MSRP

Visit to learn more.  For further information or to become a dealer call your St. Louis Music representative at 314-727-4512 or email [email protected]  

{Pictured: Knilling Elite Bucharest Violin #5K-1EE}

St. Louis Music/U.S. Band & Orchestra is one of the largest general distributors of musical instruments and accessories in North America. SLM is the owner of Alvarez, Austin and Sigma Guitars, Knilling String Instruments, E.K. Blessing, Zonda Brasswinds and Reeds and Hamilton stands. The company is also the exclusive USA distributor of Dixon Drums and Hardware, P. Mauriat Brass and Woodwinds, and Antigua Wind Instruments. SLM distributes over 250 brands of accessories to music stores across the USA.