Besides trying to keep the area at an acceptable humidity level, are there any other issues that can happen if a violin is kept outside of the case throughout the day and in the case during the night? Temp and humidity in the room vary but it's not a rapid variation, no smoke, no pets.
My 8 year old has just taken up the violin. Started well and was excited to play, but the excitement seems to have faded a bit because she seems to be nervous about doing something that will damage the violin. Throughout the day she surely has time to practice at a couple of times if she had the violin more readily available. The teacher has said to open the case for 10 minutes or so for the violin to get used to the room's temp and humidity before playing. She checks the hygrometer before taking it out to play. I think this has put her off a bit and turned practice time into a hassle and also the fear of something bad happening to the violin. I bought her a stand to see if that made a difference but she's afraid to keep it there for more than a couple of minutes.
Any advice on how to deal with this?
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