What is needed
The beginners do not need a Stradivarius violin to start with.Recommendable is an instrument which is functioning well and has a good sound. This is important so that advancing can be heard clearly and the right techniques learned well.
In the beginning a rented instrument is a good alternative. The instrument is of good quality but you do not need to invest much yet.
For rent: Children violin/viola from EUR 12,- per month.
For sale: Good handmade violins, violas, cellos.