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February 7, 2017 - 4:56 pm
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My name is Cecily and I'm from Michigan and I go to school in the U.P so half my time is spent there. I've been playing the violin for 3 and a half months as of now and just trying to learn my way around this forum. 

Brora, North-east Scotland
February 7, 2017 - 5:20 pm
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Welcome @stirlingite771 !    Yup - the amount of information here is awesome - it can take a lot of time to get familiar with it all !   

One of the best things you can do is to engage (at any level) with other posts on the forum -- that way you'll not only get to better-know some of our members, but you'll also start to feel "easier" about getting involved.   Remember this - there is no such thing as a stupid question - so if as a beginner you have anything to ask about - never hesitate to post your question !

Welcome aboard !  drummer

I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh - guntohead.JPG

Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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February 7, 2017 - 7:10 pm
Member Since: December 10, 2016
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Hello there, and welcome.  🙂

Looks like you started playing the violin not too long after I started playing it again (as a beginner, again).

I am nearing my 5th month back to playing the violin. I went from no violins to three violins in short order... and plan for one more... and maybe a junker to work on too.

The worst part of having three violins is that, like today, I wanted to play all three of them, for compare and contrast. The playing part isn't bad, it is the cleanup afterwards that is time consuming. I make sure to clean the strings and wipe down the violins after each use. They stay nice and clean that way.

Well, off to relax for a bit.

See you around the forum pages.  🙂


my own little world

February 8, 2017 - 10:20 am
Member Since: July 23, 2015
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Hi, @stirlingite771 😀 Welcome to the forum! Have fun with your journey!! Lots of helpful people here to help you along the way. Hope to see you around 🙂

I saw your question in the chat from last night asking how to submit your info for the Traveling Fiddle. You can send @Fiddlerman a private message here with your interest in hosting, along with your contact info 🙂 

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February 8, 2017 - 12:39 pm
Member Since: June 8, 2016
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@stirlingite771 welcome to the forum!  Enjoy your violin journey! 🙂

Fort Lauderdale
February 9, 2017 - 3:09 pm
Member Since: September 26, 2010
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Hey Cecily,

Welcome to the forum. We're happy to have you here and look forward to being of help when needed.

Thanks for the intro.

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