A Staff Favorite! If you’re looking for a violin that will give you the most bang for your buck, look no further. The Sacconi Strad is the culmination of five years in research in violin tone. The goal was to create the ultimate affordable student violin. Made based on measurements taken from Antonio Stradivarius’ violins, the Sacconi Strad utilizes a unique combination of graduation techniques to produce a violin with incredible tone in an efficient and affordable process. Great violin for anyone from beginner to advanced!