Seasonal violin-related presents you'd like to give or receive?
A fairly open-ended question, so I'll start off with a present to myself - converting my old violin back to its Baroque setup. I received it back from the luthier a few days ago, and a magnificent job was done.
On the giving side I'm helping my daughter with the sheet music of a couple of student concertos she wants to work on.
Get: Miraculous healing of the various aches in my left shoulder wrist and hand that keep me at 4th position and below; Punctual students; perfect pitch;...
I have given "violin rosin in fancy wooden containers" (just google that) as gifts. You can see examples at: https://www.bertboonviolins.com/en/416-rosin-in-luxury-wooden-boxes , but the US prices are cheaper.
I like Yixi's idea of donating to V.com. I've spent many hours here and gleaned and shared enough knowledge that I wouldn't mind tossing a little bit into the hat.
Great idea, Yixi.
A new cleaning cloth (mine is now 3 years old, and it's getting rather dirty) or a variety pack of shoulder rests so that I could finally find one that works for me.