The JRS Grande Concertmaster 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, with the largest range we offer. 

 

Features include: 

  • 2/22/21(or 22)/12 Bridge Configuration—5 octaves (4 Chromatic)
  • Range - A1 to A6
  • Asymmetrical Body (Vertical Treble Bridge, closer Bass Bridge)
  • Tapered Variable Gradient Density* Soundboard
  • VGD* choices - Sitka Spruce over Quartersawn Sapelle (or QS Sapelle over S. 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 Rosettes
  • Signature JRS Filigree Corner Scroll Design
  • 21 Graduated String Gauges
  • 10 - 14 coat Nitrocellulose Lacquer Hand Rubbed Finish
  • Individually “Voiced”
  • Signed and Sealed Document of Origin and Authenticity

 

It is available in either an XR model with the extended notes on the right of the instrument 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, Song of the Wood Case) 

Base Price - $4395

 

Cable Drive/Linear Bearing Damper System Available: $950.00

Internal JRS Stereo Pickup Available: $325.00

Many more custom options available, prices TBD

JRS Grande Concertmaster

$4,395.00Price