We’re looking for the best gifts for violists and anyone who loves the beautiful sound of the viola. Choose from classical and contemporary music, T-shirts, cooking aprons, trinket boxes, colorful buttons, ceramic ornaments, posters, coffee mugs, refrigerator magnets, trucker hats, cotton canvas tote bags, and more unique viola gifts.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
As the greatest expert and judge of harmony, he liked best to play the viola, with appropriate loudness and softness.
Remarking on his father, Johann Sebastian Bach
1934 Viola Patent Print
Print by Lone Star Art Store
You’ll love the music of String Planet, a collaboration between Chapman Stick player Larry Tuttle and violist Novi Novog. Their music is filled with hooks, memorable themes, and compelling rhythms. Novi is one of the top session musicians in Los Angeles. Her long list of credits includes solos on Prince’s “Purple Rain” and “Raspberry Beret,” and The Doobie Brothers’ “Black Water.”
Silver Plated Crystal Viola with Bow Necklace
Unique Gifts for Music Lovers
We’ve created more than 2,000 products for string instrument players and music lovers. Find a unique gift for your favorite viola player or enthusiast. Beware of inferior copycats! Our original designs are available here and in our String Kings Music Viola collection.
Shirts are always a popular gift with people of all ages. Click on any design to see the full selection of colors, styles, and sizes available. You’ll have no trouble finding the perfect gift for your favorite violist or string instrument fan.
I Love Viola Sunshine Yellow Orange Mandala Heart
Mandala heart design in warm orange and yellow tones is perfect for any viola player or fan of this classical string instrument.
Cats and Dogs Easily Distracted by Viola Players
Here are some designs for animal lovers who are easily distracted by the sound of viola players. Choose from playful cats and dogs in a variety of styles, colors, and sizes for the whole family.
The Coolest People on Earth Play Viola
Who are the coolest people on earth? Viola players, of course! Spread the word about this cool string instrument. Makes a great gift for any music student, music teacher, or violist.
Double Bass Clef Heart I Love Playing My Viola
Share your love for the viola. Mirror image bass clef heart designs are available for both viola players and enthusiasts.
Red & Black Double Bass Clef Heart I Love Playing My Viola
Red and black double bass clef heart design is perfect for any viola player or fan of this classical string instrument.
Refrigerator magnets are one of our favorite inexpensive gift ideas for viola players. Standard size square magnets measure 2 by 2 inches, and round magnets are usually available in three sizes. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper. Scratch and UV-resistant Mylar keeps magnets looking as good as new for many years to come.
Viola Trucker Hats
Viola trucker hats are available in eleven color choices. Hats feature a 100% polyester foam front and a 100% nylon mesh back to keep you cool. Trucker hats are adjustable from 17 to 24 inches.
Viola Tote Bags
Versatile and durable cotton canvas tote bags are another practical gift idea. These designs are available in many style and color choices to please any violist or viola enthusiast.
Viola Coffee Mugs
Mugs are one of our favorite affordable viola gifts. Everyone can use a few mugs. Click on any mug to see how the design looks from different angles. Choose from many sizes, styles, and colors to create a personal gift for your favorite violist.
These beautiful ceramic ornaments are available in a variety of shapes, including round, oval, star, heart, and T-shirt. Each keepsake ornament includes a strand of gold thread for easy display.
Viola Chef Aprons
Classic cotton-poly twill blend aprons are another of our top picks for practical viola gifts. Choose from several style and color options. Spacious front pockets hold plenty of utensils and cooking tools. Aprons are machine washable and proudly made in the U.S.A.
Buttons are a fun and inexpensive gift idea for musicians and music lovers. Standard size square buttons measure 2 inches by 2 inches. These viola designs are printed on 100% recycled paper and covered with scratch and UV-resistant Mylar for years of use and enjoyment. Some designs allow you to choose a different background color for a customized button gift.
Viola Playing Cards
One of the most popular viola gifts is a set of playing cards. Each comes packaged in a cardboard box for easy gifting. Poker size cards measure 2.5 by 3.5 inches, with 52 playing cards and 2 jokers per deck. Click on any design to see the available options. Standard cards are printed on smooth card stock, and premium quality Bicycle playing cards are printed on durable semi-gloss card stock.
Dust in the Wind
Performed by Kansas (2009)
Written by Kansas band member Kerry Livgren in 1977, Dust in the Wind is one of a handful of pop songs featuring the viola. In this live version recorded nearly four decades later, the band shares the stage with a full string orchestra. Lead vocalist Steve Walsh hits every note!
Victor Borge (Pianist, Conductor, Comedian)
The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer.
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