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Fiddlerman
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November 3, 2012 - 11:15 pm
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Could be the best thing you ever did and could also be boring. You have to get lucky and end up with people you can get along with.

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TerryT
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Good luck Barry, I have been trying to join but they all want people who are at least grade 6.

And I'll be going for grade 3 sometime soon, so you can see how far I away I am.

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my church is just glad to have people who want to be in the orchestra now a days. I say go for it. But, being apart of a group means supporting the group agenda and not expecting anything else. @Terry...what is this grading system?

http://www.violinmasterclass.c.....and-etudes

Most of if not all of these recommended studies are available on FM website under etudes for free.

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TerryT
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PF, here's an excerpt from the violinist website that attempts to answer your question
http://www.violinist.com/discu.....fm?ID=6899
....and the association that arranges them
http://gb.abrsm.org/en/our-exa.....gs/violin/

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Is this a British thing? oh, it is...ha. I think we need a standardization here for sure. would make things so much easier!

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Fiddlerman
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November 4, 2012 - 9:09 pm
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There are so many levels of community orchestras and such. It's hard to generalize.

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