Finding a Better Chin and Shoulder Rest Combination

Friday, January 29, 2021
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Many violin and viola players struggle with finding both a chin rest and shoulder rest that will work for them. This session will examine some of the more commonly available rests and offer suggestions on modifying the equipment to better correlate to a player’s specific height, weight, and shape. Teachers needing help with a set-up issue are welcome to join for a hands-on set-up makeover.
Joseph Alcocer
Learning Objective 1
Attendees will have a broader understanding of the various shoulder rests and chin rests that are available on the market.
Learning Objective 2
Attendees will be able to better identify a student's ill-fitting setup and know how to fix it.
Learning Objective 3
Attendees may leave with a better set-up for themselves, potentially preventing a work-related injury and promoting longevity in the profession.
Target Audiences
CME Information