Firm Foam Shoulder RestAbsolutely necessary for violinists and violists. Keep shoulder rests in the case AT ALL TIMES!Although more expensive than a foam shoulder rest, this type is more secure. Purchase online for violins or violas.Rockstop or End Pin AnchorThe rockstop/end pin anchor keeps cello/bass endpins from slipping.They also prevent sharp endpins from damaging floors.
Music StandA music stand is needed for student home practice.It supports proper posture and technique.
Metronome (Optional, but highly recommended)
Combo Tuner/Metronome (Optional, but highly recommended)
Electric Tuner (Optional)Having your own tuner can help you tune your own instrument. (Gently attach to the bridge or pegs.)Tuning Apps for Phones & Tablets
Tuner - gStrings Free