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JRS Concertmaster
  • JRS Concertmaster

    This is the JRS Concertmaster.  All Concertmasters are one of a kind.  This is for the serious, professional player and/or recording artist, who is looking for a hammered dulcimer with the purest tone and best tonal balance available today.


    • 2/19/19/9 Bridge Configuration—4.5 octaves (3.5 Chromatic)
    • Range - D2 to A6
    • Weight - 16 lbs to 20 lbs depending on wood selections
    • Asymmetrical Body (Vertical Treble Bridge, closer Bass Bridge)
    • Tapered Double Arched Variable Gradient Density* Soundboard
    • VGD* - Sitka Spruce over African Sapele or Sapele over Spruce
    • Triple Spline Finger Joints at Bass Chamber
    • Double Spline Finger Joints at Treble Chamber
    • Tapered Pin Blocks
    • Laminated End Rails (Wide Variety of Exotic or Figured Outer Laminations)
    • Solid Tulip Poplar Back
    • Tapered, Coved, Beveled, Scalloped and Inlaid Exotic Hardwood Bridges
    • Inner Body and Bracing totally sealed
    • Signature JRS Double Rosette Design
    • Standard JRS Corner Scrolls
    • 18 Graduated String Gauges
    • 10 - 14 coat Nitrocellulose Lacquer Hand Rubbed Finish
    • Individually “Voiced”
    • Signed and Sealed Document of Origin and Authenticity


    Base Price:  $4495


    This instrument is available in an XR model with the extended notes on the right, or an XL model with the extended notes on the left.


    (Includes Tuning and String Gauge Chart, Star Tip “T” Handle Tuning Wrench, Battery Powered Digital Chromatic Tuner, JRS Hammers, String Polishing Cake)


    Many upgrade options are available.


    Accessories to Consider:

    Song of the Wood Case for $159

    Premium Case for $265

    JRS Fully Adjustable Stand

    JRS Signature Hammers

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