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Newbie from Louisiana
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November 25, 2013 - 6:23 pm
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Hello, everyone. I'm new here and wanted to introduce myself. I'm from Louisiana and have been playing/learning the fiddle for a little over a year and a half.

I don't have a teacher so I'm pretty much doing it on my own, though my boyfriend does sort of act as my coach. He doesn't play the fiddle but he does play guitar, mandolin, and even the banjo some. It's great having someone to play with who can help me with my timing, tell me when I'm hitting a wrong note, or if I'm too sharp or flat. Mostly, I enjoy playing bluegrass, country, and gospel. I have a long way to go yet, but I'm really enjoying the journey.

Thanks for letting me play in your sandbox. :-)

Fiddle Chick (a/k/a Deborah)

 

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Fiddlerman
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November 25, 2013 - 7:04 pm
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Thanks for the introduction. :-)

It'll be fun to follow your progress and maybe even hear you play something with your boyfriend as well. Hope we can be of some help along the way.
Welcome to the sandbox ;-)

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Hi Fiddle Chick.  Welcome to the forum.  You'll find a lot of great learning tools as well as support and encouragement here.  I also love getting ideas of different songs and tunes to try from others here. 

 

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I 2nd both of the above comments.  Welcome aboard!

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November 26, 2013 - 4:19 pm
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LOL! XD You're very welcome to play in our sandbox!! Hope, it will feel like your soon =) Enjoying the journey is exactly what it's all about! Happy fiddling!coffeebirthday_balloon

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November 27, 2013 - 7:53 am
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Welcome fiddle chick > great place to hang if you like playing that fiddle and want to share.

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November 27, 2013 - 3:32 pm
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Welcome from Down Under aussie_flag

Feel free to share the sandbox.

As FM said, a video of you and your boyfriend playing would be great. violin-student

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