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Meet “ozmous” from Fiddlerman’s “Fiddle Talk” forum
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Fort Lauderdale
November 18, 2013 - 8:53 am
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Meet "ozmous" from our forum.

• Please begin by telling us anything you would like to about yourself. Age, place of birth, residence, etc.
Hi! My name is Keith Ferrer, I am 16 years old, currently living in the great country of the Philippines, I have wide sets of hobbies from the depths of physics to the greatness of music, I am currently taking a bachelor's degree in engineering because of my fondness in robotics and electronics, I'm also independently studying physics, I like reading books, anything to stimulate my sense of adventure, I don't like science fiction, even though I love science, I am never interested in sci-fi tv series, movies, etc. and despite loving electronics, robotics, and computers, I never liked computer games...just don't know why :P .

• What made you decide to play the violin?
I actually forgot what made me want to play the violin, but I think it was because I wanted to play an instrument because I was greatly 'jolted' by some music at that time, before that, I never actually had an interest in music until I've listened to "old time" music, well, not actually old like classical era, but "60's" music, the reason why I never had interest in music… READ MORE>>>

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but the one who needs the least."

Russia, Tatarstan rep. Kazan city

November 18, 2013 - 2:29 pm
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Awesome interview, Ozmous! It's great to know You better!

PS: like that robot on the pic, or whatever it is... Is there any vid where it does something?cheers

November 18, 2013 - 9:29 pm
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Nice interview, @ozmous ! Interesting and fun responses. It's nice to get to know you.

You live in the Philippines? How did you and your friends and family fare in the typhoon? I hope you and your loved ones are OK.

When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.


November 18, 2013 - 9:45 pm
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Nice to get to know you better @ozmous > Your interest are very inspiring. Like KS said > I hope you and yours are OK after the typhoon.

California, the place of my heart

November 18, 2013 - 9:55 pm
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Oz, it has been great to get to know you over the past year. You continue to impress me with your manners, education and  love of the violin.

If someone asks me what is wrong with kids  these days..I can say, "nothing, check out this Guy!!!"  Bravo to you!

Your comment on what music means to you..

"For me, music is something divine, like the language of God, it’s a perfect beauty, one of the greatest achievements of humanity."

I am flabbergasted and emotional over that.  I have been waiting to hear something like that for a while.  wow.

Thanks for the great interview.  I am TRULY inspired.



Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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November 18, 2013 - 11:36 pm
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Stay on track, practice as much as you can, learn anything and everything you can about anything and I see great things in your future.

Unlike those few younger adults we hear about in the news that are basically worthless, you are an asset to the world, your community and all us violin players/students that have come to know you.


Beautiful interview and you're quite mature for your age. Computers and robotics are a very good path to follow as I'm sure you are aware of their place in our society from medical to law enforcement to military applications. They are all around and above us, that field is in the beginning stages of it's development and you can be assured it will continue to be a money making and very rewarding field of study.

"If you practice with your hands you must practice all day. Practice with your mind and you can accomplish the same amount in minutes." Nathan Milstein

Tuticorin, India
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November 18, 2013 - 11:48 pm
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So learning violin is not rocket science to you.  Nice to have you amidst us Oz.  Wish you good luck in all your endeavours.thumbs-up

If music be the food of love, play on;
Give me excess of it ..(William Shakespeare in Twelfth Night)

Little Rock, AR
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November 19, 2013 - 2:17 pm
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You're an interesting fella Keith.  Good interview.


Being a Philippines resident, were you affected by the typhoon at all?

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Kent, Washington USA
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November 19, 2013 - 4:05 pm
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Great interview, Keith. Very nice to know more about you.thumbs-up



November 20, 2013 - 12:21 am
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I too really enjoy these interviews.  It's fun getting to know my fiddle buddies.  


Opportunity is often missed because it wears suspenders and looks like hard work.


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January 28, 2014 - 3:54 am
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Thank you all for the great comments, I'm very very sorry for replying very very very(like this was last year) late, there were problems when I log in here, my Ip has been banned, dunno why, contacted fm and he did helped, but my Ip's still banned untill now, I'm actually currently using wifi from the mall, but anyway, thanks for the concerns, we fortunately was not structed by the storm, but we did helped, and it's awesome how other countries also helped our country, but anyway, thank you very much, this is a very fantastic family :)

cheers! - ⁰ℨ

Southern California

January 28, 2014 - 7:51 am
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Really nice interview, glad to get to know you more!

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” 

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