W.E. Dorfler Pernambuco Violin Bow No. 20

I’m excited to promote this German octagonal stick, as it’s the best pernambuco violin bow I’ve ever found under $1,000. They do cost more through other stores – I’m happy to post it for my students for the lowest price online with payment plans available.

There are so many great things about this bow. The sound quality improvement you will get out of your instrument will be significant. The Dorfler bow also provides excellent feel and play-ability, to make your playing much cleaner and pure. It aids very well for improving articulation and overall tone.

There are many Dorfler bows out there in all different price ranges. Out of all the ones I’ve tested, the No. 20 model was by far the best, and then I also like the No. 24 which is a bit more expensive. Between the No. 20 and No. 24, I find they both perform very well and depending on how long you have been playing, more advanced students will appreciate the No. 24 more than the No. 20.

For students under 5 years of experience, I highly recommend this bow as an excellent upgrade to a starter level pernambuco or carbon fiber bow. I encourage you to test this bow out (including any others on my site) on a 30-day trial basis so you can bring this bow and others to your teacher to help you through the process of finding the best bow.

$950.00 $899.00

  • Full Size

Pernambuco is the finest wood you can find in the world, and having a bow with pernambuco wood provides a huge advantage to playing the violin. Not every pernambuco bow is made equally. A good quality pernambuco bow is cut a certain way to where it provides the best balance and feel for violin players.

The bow is categorized as 1-star pernambuco with an octagonal stick, finely aged wood, silver-mounted, fully-lined frog and made in Germany.

30-Day Trial Program

I offer a 30-day trial period on all my bows and instruments. If you want to try out a product, live chat me by pressing the blue button below.

I will work with you regarding an affordable deposit which is refundable upon return of the instrument/bow. The deposit would also apply towards the purchase price if you decide you like the instrument/bows.

My products are my personal recommendations – I based them on sound quality value vs. price. This is a huge advantage to you if you are looking for the best sound combination possible for your budget!

You can try out up to three instruments at once and up to four bows at once.

My personal service will allow you to connect with me directly and I can suggest recommendations based on your budget, sound quality interest and more.

Just press the blue button below and I’ll either answer right away or get back with you within 24 hours (or sooner). 🙂

I’d love to establish a personal relationship with you!

Michael Sanchez – Violinist and Teacher

Payment Plans

I like to build personal relationships with my customers and students. That means I’m willing to be very flexible with you regarding payment plans on all my instruments and bows.

All you have to do is live chat me by pressing the blue button below and I will personally speak with you about payment plan options.

If I’m not available I will reply back to you within 24 hours or sooner! 🙂

Warranty Info

I want you as a happy customer for life. If you have any issues with any products that you have purchased on my website within one-year, I will replace the product for you. This includes issues with instruments, bows, and cases.

Refund Policy

I have a 30-day no questions asked refund policy. Anything you purchase on my website that you are not happy with within 30-days I will provide you with a full refund.

Domestic and International Shipping

I ship all products on my website Worldwide!


U.S./Canada – Free USPS Shipping on ALL products (No Minimum Order)

Other Locations – $25 Flat Fee per Shipment


If you have any questions about products you can live chat me by pressing the blue button in the bottom part of your screen. If I’m not available, I will reply back within 24 hours (usually sooner).