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Hello! new Violinist here
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April 11, 2013 - 10:50 pm
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Hello everyone just thought Id introduce myself and get to know everyone here . I'm Emanuel and currently learning how to play my favorite instrument the violin! I have always loved the sound of the violin and i was completely inspired When i heard the song Crystallize by Lindsey Stirling, after hearing that song I just had to get out and own one of these beautiful instrument for myself. Ever since then I have been practicing since January for 4 months, some of it on my own and some with the help of a friend from orchestra. So far I can only play a few parts of some songs like Viva la Vida by Coldplay, Apologize by One Republic. Surprisingly within these 4 months I did pick up on vibrato with lots of dedication and hard work. Currently my goal is to work my way up to play Crystallize the song that i fell in love which is very challenging and a fun song to play (perfect goal) :]  

At the moment I do struggle reading sheet music and i hope to learn as much as i can about it. I want to be able to play off sheet music and keep a smooth rhythm while playing instead of just playing parts by memory. Well then! that's a lil bit about myself I look forward to meeting everyone here and learning as much as I can to keep pushing me toward my goals.violin-student


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April 12, 2013 - 6:49 am
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Hi and welcome:) I'm new to this forum too, but I learned very much already in the short time since I registered. These people are very helpful:) 

I think that playing like Lindsey Stirling is a great goal. Just use more of your dedication and I'm sure you will reach it:)

Looking forward to see you around the forum!

Practice don't make perfect, practice makes permanent.


April 12, 2013 - 8:00 am
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Hi Emanuel. Lindsey has that special spirit that makes her talent shine. I really enjoy watching her vids and listening to her music. Sweet > you are playing > It is a magical thing this instrument is. Great folks on this forum and they have been very helpful with my need to learn. Great place to hang and learn.

Russia, Tatarstan rep. Kazan city

April 14, 2013 - 7:18 pm
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Hi, Emanuel, welcome! Nice goal. 

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April 15, 2013 - 11:15 pm
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Hey Emanuel,

Welcome to the forum. The first step to becoming a violinist is the desire. Having a goal makes it even more interesting.

Great start, look forward to reading more about you and your goals and the progress that you are making on your new journey.

Welcome to our family.

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but the one who needs the least."

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