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When you first sit down with your cello, wherever you are, it’s a good idea to make sure that the extremities of your instrument – the top of the fingerboard to the bottom, and from the tip of the bow to the frog on all strings – are easily accessible. Here’s a quick-check routine for finding out.
Face straight out whenever you sit on stage. It always sounds better, whether in chamber or solo music.
How you sit down with the cello can affect how you play: sitting straight is the way to go.