I've been playing for about a year and I'm still not comfortable with holding the instrument. I have very narrow round shoulders that also slope quite a bit (abnormally, I would even say) downward. This means that my violin doesn't have a lot of space to sit on. (I always have to carry bags back-pack style or over the shoulder because of this; anything I carry on my shoulder slips right off.)
Does anyone else out there have the sloping shoulders problem? If so, what has been a good remedy? I currently am using a Kun shoulder rest, and I notice too much tension in my left shoulder because I *have* to raise it a little. Thanks!
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