The Stentor Student I is an ideal first cello for students up to middle grades. This is an instrument that offers reliable, consistent performance and good tone, enhancing the learning process for the student. Each cello is carved from solid tonewoods with inlaid purfling and good quality pegs and fingerboard. It is fitted with a composite tailpiece with integral adjusters for easy tuning. (1/10 size has alloy tailpiece with integral adjusters) The outfits include reliable wood bows with natural horsehair and an ebony frog. The cello is protected in a well-designed padded blue and grey nylon cover with safety reflectors, bow and accessory pockets and back straps. Stentor is the leading manufacturer of high quality student violins and orchestral stringed instruments worldwide. Stentor violins, violas, cellos and double basses are recommended by music teachers and music services for their quality. The Stentor name is known for quality, consistency and reliability. Stentor violins, violas, cellos and basses take students from their very first beginner instrument up to professional level. At Stentor, we recognize that the most important instrument for any musician is the one they start on and we are committed to provide the quality and affordability to ensure that players have the most enjoyable and rewarding experience. Teachers and music educators everywhere recognize the quality and value we offer. Stentor violins, violas, cellos and double basses are carved from solid tonewoods, from the initial instrument shape to the finer details. Instruments are individually thicknesses for quality of sound. We carefully control the specification and measurements of Stentor instruments at our own factory workshops to produce instruments that have the essential characteristics of good tone and consistent quality control. On all Stentor instruments, the bridge and soundpost are carefully fitted to ensure the best playability.