What's the point of a chinrest for beginners? Until they start shifting, isn't it just an enticement to poor posture habits? If, without shoulder rest, with the violin sitting on the collar bone, the student can have a wonderful posture - complete with regal neck/head - why shouldn't we remove it?
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