Category: Accessories

Berber Chinrest

I’ve written about my chinrest before, and I have tried several including the Guarneri, the Flat Flesch, and the Conrad Gotz model 256, all pictured below. While I felt they all had some good qualities, none have been totally satisfying.…

WonderThumb

I was intrigued when I ran across a product called the WonderThumb, an aid to attaining a relaxed and functional left hand position for violin. Much of the tension in the left hand is a result of a feeling of…

Bow Right

In Straight Talk, I wrote about how I have been working on straight bowing. Recently, as an additional aide, I bought a Bow Right teaching tool. The Bow Right is advertised as the perfect tool for developing a sound bow…

Stringvision Bowgrip

Carefully designed as an anti-fatigue bow covering, the Stringvision Bowgrip offers an unprecedented level of comfort and ergonomics for your bow hand. The other day, while I was resting my bow hand, recovering from the pain in the base of…