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Cello Sizing

Cello SizingHave the cellist sit on the edge of the chair that permits the feet to be flat on the floor, and the thighs to be parallel to the floor. Sit with the body fairly straight, similiar to the position when riding a horse. Choose the size that most closely approximates the knee to the ear distance shown at the knee separation given. (A) and (B) are shown on the picture.

1/2 size - With the knees separated about 12" - 13"(A), the distance from inside of right knee to middle of left ear (B) should be about 25 ½" - 27 ½".

3/4 size - With the knees separated about 13 ½" - 14"(A), the distance from inside of right knee to middle of left ear (B) should be about 27 ½" - 30".

Full size (4/4) - With the knees separated 14" - 15"(A), the distance from inside of right knee to middle of left ear (B) should be about 30 inches or more.