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Violin / Viola Sizing


With arm fully extended, measure from neck to middle of the palm.


It is suggested by some of the teachers, that if your measurement is "right on the edge" of going to a larger size, then select the size down.  For example, your arm measures 22", then select the 1/2 size.

Violin SizeMeasurementViola SizeMeasurement
1/816 3/4"

1/418 1/2"11"18 1/2"
1/220 3/8"12"20 3/8"
3/422 1/4"13"21 3/4"
4/4 or Full Size23 5/8"14"23 1/4"