Chris Hein
Solo Viola


The vast amount of articulations, dynamic layers and other functions make

Chris Hein - Solo Viola the perfect choice to simulate an ultra realistic live performance.

Ultra Realistic Live Performance

„Valse émotionnelle“ played with CH-Solo Viola

„Valse émotionnelle“ original Viola played by Naomi Binder

100% realistic in any musical style

Thanks to the vast amount of articulations, dynamics and funtions,

the CH-Solo Viola sounds perfectly realistic in any musical genre


A re-creation of a Stéphane Grappelli arrangement of „Stardust by Przemyslaw Kopczyk.

The original can be heard here:


A country style demo by Przemyslaw Kopczyk.

In the fast runs, the Note-Heads are uses a lot.

Fast Attacks

Thanks to the 12 version of short articulations,

CH-Solo Viola can handle fast lines and provides

agile playability


Przemyslaw Kopczyk produced this reaxing track

Chris Hein - Solo Viola is the virtual Solo Viola you’ve been waiting for.

The most realistic multi-sampled viola instrument available today. Whether you’re writing for jazz, gypsy or orchestral,

Chris Hein Viola is flexible enough to handle any genre.

The instrument always sounds completely authentic both within an ensemble and performing solo. 

Over 10,000 samples, 38 articulations and 4 different legato transitions. Unique phase align techniques enable perfect X-fade blending between up to 8 dynamic layers. Play from smooth & soft to screaming loud with completely natural sounding transitions, all without artefacts or phasing.

Choose from a staggering 102 different attack shapes using the unique Note Head function, all with just a single fader.

Two on-board convolution reverbs allow you to design the body of the instrument and the performance space itself.

The DSP effects rack gives unlimited power to process the Viola sound, from soundtrack-ready to other-worldly.

The detail, expression and functionality of Chris Hein Viola is simply unmatched.
Download Manual
  1. Sustain

  2. Sustain Vibrato

  3. Dynamic Expression Long

  4. Dynamic Expression Short

  5. Lyrical Vibrato

  6. Accent Vibrato

  7. Flautando

  8. Flageolet

  9. Flageolet Short

  10. Ponticello

  11. Ponticello Tremolo

  12. Ponticello Tremolo Crescendo

  13. Pizzicato / Bartok Pizz.

  14. 6 x Short

  15. 6 x Spiccato

  16. Trill Minor

  17. Trill Major

  18. Fall

  19. Doit

  20. Ricochet

  21. Col Legno

  22. Run Up

  23. Run Down

  24. Slide Up

  25. Slide Down

  26. Tempo Measured Repetitions

  27. Effects


Chris Hein - Solo Strings