FORUM

Please have a look at our Forum Rules. Lets keep this forum an enjoyable place to visit.

A A A
Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
Hi from Tucson
Introduction
Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 Topic Rating: 0 (0 votes) 
Avatar
VickieD
Members

Regulars
July 29, 2014 - 3:02 pm
Member Since: July 26, 2014
Forum Posts: 130
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hi all from VickieD in Tucson! I’m just getting back into playing after being back in the US (spent 16 years in Saudi). After our return from overseas we spent two years in Houston and have now decided to retire in Tucson. Love it here so far. Have not been playing much for two years since when we left Saudi everything we had went into storage. I missed my violins so much I ended up buying another to have something to play. Wish I had come upon this site sooner to take advantage of Fiddlerman’s recommended violins – oh well. I am pretty much self-taught but enjoyed playing at church, school, and community events during our time in Saudi. Very much want to learn to play country fiddle – I think that is how I stumbled on to this site. Looking forward to reading all the discussions and forum posts from the past and participating in future projects.

"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
~~Albert Einstein

Avatar
coolpinkone
California, the place of my heart
Members

Regulars
July 29, 2014 - 3:16 pm
Member Since: January 11, 2012
Forum Posts: 3754
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hello hello.. Nice to see your official intro!

Welcome to the site and welcome home!

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

Avatar
Tucson1
Honorary advisor
Members

Regulars
July 29, 2014 - 6:24 pm
Member Since: September 19, 2013
Forum Posts: 234
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Howdy ,

Welcome to FM ...great stuff here .

My name is Stephen and live in Tucson , AZ . as well ...I can recommend a couple of books with cd / dvd fer learn' country fiddle ..by Mel Bay and are available at South West Strings here in Tucson ...You Can Teach Yerself to Fiddle is the name of one book and the other is Deluxe Fiddling Method....

Visit the chat room when ya have time ....violin-1267

Avatar
Kiara
Members

Regulars
July 29, 2014 - 7:27 pm
Member Since: March 3, 2014
Forum Posts: 136
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hi Vickie,

Welcome to the forum! laugh

There are great resources here and very helpful and friendly people. I don't play all that much country style music but there are many other people here and I am sure they will be happy to help.

Good luck with it all, looking forward to hearing how you are progressing! clap

Avatar
Tucson1
Honorary advisor
Members

Regulars
July 29, 2014 - 9:24 pm
Member Since: September 19, 2013
Forum Posts: 234
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Ment to mention , if ya stop by South West Strings you can pick up a free copy of Grass Clippings , put out by the Desert Bluegrass Assc. with a calender of local events ...

also on the inside of the back page is a list of associations ..i can suggest  the So. AZ . Old Time Fiddlers assc....they meet at the town hall in Drexal Heights , west Tucson ...anyone can come and play , join in the fun ...info , call Wilbur @520-743-7086 .

Happy fiddlin ..violin-1267

Avatar
Fiddlerman
Fort Lauderdale
July 29, 2014 - 10:35 pm
Member Since: September 26, 2010
Forum Posts: 11694

Welcome to the forum VickieD,

Thanks for the introduction too. I guess 16 years in Saudi has a great impact on your way of thinking. Country fiddle is nice. I hope you get all the help you need here. :)
Happy to have you here in our big happy fiddling family....

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

Avatar
VickieD
Members

Regulars
July 30, 2014 - 4:52 pm
Member Since: July 26, 2014
Forum Posts: 130
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thanks all for the nice welcome and thanks @Tucson1 for the recommendations. I will be visiting Southwest Strings soon.

"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
~~Albert Einstein

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 231

Currently Online: yellowdresses, BillyG
40 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today None
Upcoming HeadCheese, Ginnysg, lakelivr, harvestman, fiddlinmama

Top Posters:

coolpinkone: 3754

Mad_Wed: 2849

Barry: 2661

Fiddlestix: 2637

Oliver: 2439

DanielB: 2379

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 1

Members: 3549

Moderators: 0

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 16

Forums: 56

Topics: 6439

Posts: 80293

Newest Members:

coreshanethi, wisco kid, Yael, tobypaul, Yogesh Thakur, Eudora

Administrators: Fiddlerman: 11694, KindaScratchy: 1650