Over the Tailpiece:

  • Flat Flesch
  • Regular Flesch (has a bump)
  • Darmstadt (like Flesch with a bump, but off center)
  • Guarneri
  • PVS
  • Strad
  • Wendling (plastic)
  • Wittner Hypo-Allergenic Composite
  • Zitsman

Side mounted:

  • Berlin
  • Dresden
  • Edu
  • Hill
  • Hollywood
  • Kaufman
  • Morawetz
  • Mulko (plastic)
  • Ohrenform/Berber
  • Schulze-Priska
  • Strobel
  • Stuber
  • Teka
  • Wittner Hypo-Allergenic Composite
  • Wolf Maestro
  • Vermeer

If you find a chinrest you like, but it’s only made for violin, it can be easily used on viola if longer barrels are purchased.

Adjustable chinrests:

Custom made/fitted chinrests:

Many luthiers can work with you to create a chinrest that fits you. Talk to your favorite luthier and discuss your options.

Chinrest covers: Gelrest, Chin Cozy, Kinder Chinder, Stradpad