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Teapot
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May 1, 2013 - 12:41 pm
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Good evening,everyone!And here i am,finally.

After a year and a half of lurking,i decided to officially join in.

I've been playing the piano for a few years now,and then the sound of the violin captured me...after much contemplating,i took up lessons in April 2012 and am really glad i did so.Pierre's videos and this forum have really helped me understand many things and become more confident in my playing.So,thank you,you community of fiddlers,you!

 

My first violin was a cheap chinese electric one-i still have right here on my bed as i type.It served its purpose dutifully and still holds a special place in my heart,but by now it was time to move on to the real deal..and today  i got my proper,lovely,lovely sounding new acoustic violin.Needless to say i am over the moon.I look forward to continuing fiddling alongside everyone here!

welp,i think that is all for now...so,cheers!cheers

 

 

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Freq
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May 1, 2013 - 1:28 pm
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Hi and welcome Teapot! I'm looking forward to see and hear more from you. I know how it feels to be captured by the sound of the violin. This forum is great, but I bet you know that already after all that lurking:)

I hope you will post a video so we can hear you play on your new violin :)  

Practice don't make perfect, practice makes permanent.

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Fiddlerman
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May 1, 2013 - 3:51 pm
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Welcome to the forum Teapot!!!

Glad that you decided to stop lurking and start participating. :-)
Look forward to hearing about your progress and reading more of your future posts.

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"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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Ferret
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May 1, 2013 - 5:27 pm
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Hi Isabella

Welcome. Where are you from? Myself, I'm an Aussie and have been a member here for a year now.

Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of dunno ..... What was I saying???? facepalm

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KindaScratchy
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May 1, 2013 - 7:51 pm
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Greetings, Teapot! As a tea drinker myself, I love your handle.

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You've been lurking for a year and a half? That must be some kind of record!

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Congratulations on taking the plunge and getting a new violin. Best wishes with your new four-stringed friend and welcome -- now that you're officially out of the shadows -- to this friendly fiddler community.

-- Diane

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

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

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Mad_Wed
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May 2, 2013 - 5:53 pm
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Hi, Teapot =) I like your nickname XD

Congratulations on getting the acoustic violin!

Welcome to the forums!birthday_balloon

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May 2, 2013 - 9:56 pm
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Whats brewing there Teapot?? > Makes me think of the Mad Hatter > If you want it you will find much of it here > There is much to savor on this site.

 

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Teapot
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May 5, 2013 - 2:44 pm
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Thank you all for the warm welcome!I'm getting a soundpost adjustment and new strings in the next weel or so,and then in June it's recital time in my music school...so you'll probably marvel at my violin scratching sometime soon:)

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