Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts February 6, 2016 at 6:13 am #12217 vyshakh subrahmanianParticipant Contribution Score 54 I have not used shoulder rest for many years. But now I am using it. Should I consider it as a compulsory accessory for my students. February 6, 2016 at 8:09 am #12225 ferdavid1Participant Contribution Score 3 Aren’t there some violins that are able to take just regular straps? February 6, 2016 at 10:11 am #12230 William BickerstaffParticipant Contribution Score 290 I don’t consider them to be compulsory. To me it’s a matter of comfort and your own physical structure. I have a giraffe neck, so I use one. Author Posts Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.