I don't know a lot about this, but I know someone who plays Viola and doesn't bring her good one to the playa. It's very dry and I understand that it can damage the wood.
sorry I don't know more.
The Lady with a Lamprey
"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri