Kun Violin Shoulder Rest Pouch

SKU: KUNSRP

$25.95

Kun Violin Shoulder Rest Pouch for shoulder rests sizing from 1/16 - 3/4.

Kun developed the Bravo shoulder rest to meet customer demand for a wooden rest from Kun. As always, quality, ergonomics and innovation were our starting points.

The Bravo’s base is made from bent hardwood laminates oriented to provide the precise combination of strength and flexibility a shoulder rest requires. These bases are hand-made in Italy from European curly maple to reflect the back of a fine violin.

The Bravo’s metal adjusting mechanisms enhance the elegance of this outstanding product. The feet of the Bravo also incorporate Kun’s patented locking device to limit rotation,

The highest quality sponge rubber, representing the latest in polymer technology ensures that the padding offers extra grip, greater comfort and maximum durability.

Folding ends on the Bravo Collapsible model make it easy to store.

THE KUN BRAVO IS AVAILABLE IN STANDARD AND COLLAPSIBLE MODELS FOR VIOLA AND FULL-SIZE VIOLIN. 

Mission

Kun is exclusively focused on developing the most ergonomic, innovative, comfortable and affordable products for stringed instrument players. Kun products are made in Canada, using exceptional materials to exacting technical and aesthetic standards.

Kun mission: innovative, durable, ergonomic, affordable

History

The history of the Kun shoulder rest dates back to 1968, when a music professor and craftsman fled the spread of communism into his native Czechoslovakia, making his way to Ottawa, Canada’s capital. The city’s new National Arts Centre, designed in the fashionable Brutalist style and boasting its own orchestra, had just opened its doors. Surely, that émigré thought, all of those violin and viola players would need their instruments repaired?

Within a few years, Joseph Kun, the former head of pedagogy for Slovakia and a self-taught luthier, had established himself on Ottawa’s orchestral music scene, and begun hand-making an invention he’d brought with him from his homeland: the first Kun shoulder rest.

When Joseph met and married Marina, the two worked side-by-side to build a shoulder rest business driven by a single goal: to create the most ergonomically-correct and durable product available.

Kun headquarters, where Kun shoulder rests are assembled
Over more than four decades, with Marina Kun at the helm, the company’s extensive research into materials and mechanics have fuelled continuous innovation, producing the widest range of models on the market to suit all ages and physical types.

With quality paramount, Kun has been guided by two convictions:
— that a shoulder rest should adapt to the musician and not the reverse;
— and that acoustic qualities are as important as comfort.

The result is a variety of simple but inventive adjusting and folding mechanisms, embodied in often-revolutionary materials to create a product suite that will please the most demanding string players.

So take your pick: wood or composite, traditional or modern, folding or upright, rest assured there is a Kun for you.

Joseph Kun at his workbench Joseph Kun at his workbench – Photo by David Roberts, ARPS


General

Logans Pianos offers Australia wide shipping on all products on our website and our Burwood store. The vast majority of our orders are eligible for free, or $8.95 flat rate shipping. For more details, see below.

We will always do our best to make your order as fast and easy as possible. In most cases, we will process and ship your order next business day. 

For a variety of reasons, sometimes this is not possible. In these cases, we will always notify you by email or phone of the expected lead time the following business day.

International shipping is available for many of the products on our website using courier shipping. See below for details.

Tracking Your Order

You will always be notified by email or phone once your order has been shipped, and will be able to track it using the provided shipping information here.

Returns

If you are looking for our returns policy, please click here

Delivery Options

Logans are pleased to offer a variety of delivery options to our customers so you can choose the shipping method that best suits your needs.

In most cases, you will receive your order in 2-5 business days from the time of your order, but we ask that you allow up to 14 days for delivery, to account for unexpected delays.

Free & Flat Rate Shipping

Most orders over $199 qualify for free shipping.

orders under $199 are eligible for $8.95 flat rate shipping To NSW, VIC and ACT, or $15 flat rate shipping to all other Australian states.

Small products such as books, strings and small accessories may be sent with Australia post, and may not include a tracking number. If tracking is important to you, please choose courier shipping to ensure you will be able to track your order.

We have send tens of thousands of books and accessories in this manner, and very rarely have issues. If your product arrives damaged, or has not arrived within 14 days, please contact us as soon as possible, and we will replace it free of charge. 

Acoustic Pianos, Digital Pianos with a shipping weight of over 80kg, and other products that require specialist delivery services or installation are not eligible for free or flat rate shipping.

Orders to Western Australia do not qualify for free shipping.

In Store Pickup

Most products can be picked up from our Burwood store. If you choose this option at checkout, please wait for us to confirm your products are ready for pickup before pick it up. 

We are able to arrange curbside pickup/click and collect on customer request.

Courier Shipping

Logans are pleased to offer shipping by the following couriers:

  • Australia Post
  • Startrack
  • Couriers Please
  • TNT
  • UPS
  • Clipper Parcels (Sydney Only)

In most cases, the fastest, cheapest and best options to your location will appear at checkout, allowing you to choose the courier and rate that best suits your needs. Sometimes, rural and remote and international areas will not calculate shipping. This doesn't mean we can't ship to you, or even that it's going to be particularly expensive. Generally, we recommend you use flat rate shipping in these cases, but if this is not appropriate, or available for you, please contact us, and we will discuss your options with you. 

Digital Pianos Delivery & Setup

Digital Piano delivery and setup is available in the Sydney Metro area for the cost of $150. Surcharge will apply for stairs, or other difficult delivery.

Additional surcharges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote.

As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to set up your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

Acoustic Pianos Delivery

Logans only work with the best speciality piano carriers in the business - DragonGoninans & Perfect Moves. This ensures that your piano will arrive not only undamaged, but in tune & well regulated as well. As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to place your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

  • Delivery to Sydney metro area is free to ground level, +$50 for each flight of stairs. 
  • Charges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote, or select "Post-paid Piano Shipping" at checkout, and we will call you the following business day to discuss your shipping options. Delivery of pianos outside of Sydney Metro is subject to the scheduling of our long distance shipping partner, Perfect Moves. Typically, this means your piano will be delivered within a month of purchase.

Indicative prices for Melbourne/Brisbane Metro

Upright Pianos: $550

GB1 or GC1: $660

C3 or smaller: $770

C5 or smaller: $880

C7 or smaller: $990

Pre-Orders & Out Of Stock

Out of stock or new release products will generally be available for pre-order. If you pre-order a product online, we will contact you using the details provided your order to give you an ETA the next business day. For most products, this will add less than a week to the delivery time for your order.

In the case of new release products, or some specialty items, lead times can be up to six months. If you would like to know the ETA of a product before pre-ordering, please contact us by email, phone, or using the chat widget and we will give you an ETA.

In all cases, you can cancel a pre-order for a full refund within 30 days. Standard refund conditions apply. Click here to see our refund policy

 

 

*=Note that selecting this option means your shipping costs are not included in the price of your order, and will need to be paid prior to delivery.

 

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