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June 25, 2020 - 9:54 pm
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Hi everyone!  I’ve been viewing Fiddlerman’s websites for a while now (I bought a violin from Fiddlershop back in 2013), and I participated in the last two projects (Amazing Grace & Game of Thrones). 

I started playing on my own about 7 years ago after I retired from the Air Force.  After a couple of years on my own, I decided I really wanted to take lessons.  I was lucky enough to find a wonderful teacher, and have been taking weekly lessons with her ever since. 

The first few years were hard—I think there were a few times when I stopped myself from throwing my violin out the window.  If nothing else, I’ve learned patience (& humility).  

I played in an amateur adult group for about a year and a half (New Horizons), but it was a bit of a drive, so I’m not doing that now.  Good experience and great people there, though, for sure. 

Looking forward to sharing the journey with you all.


June 25, 2020 - 10:03 pm
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Welcome to the site, Sharon. 

I bet we all had to stop ourselves from tossing the instrument out the window!

Viola Time! 


June 25, 2020 - 11:35 pm
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SharonC -  Hi, nice to hear from a fellow Air-Woman!

I never wanted to throw my violin out window, but I'm sure the only reason "I" didn't get thrown out the window (with my violin) is my BH came from a huge family (so he's good at ignoring me & the out-of-tune noise). 

My BH and I met while stationed at 37 ARRS (Det 6) at McConnell AFB, Kansas (until end of 1979) - fixed & flew on Hueys! 

Just started the 2nd year self-learning on my fiddle (I need to name this thing) - so I'm still struggling with EVERYTHING. 

Grandkids?  Music you like to play, now? 

Don't forget to ask Fiddlerman for a "Project" Badge!

Enjoy the forum!


- Emily

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June 26, 2020 - 2:20 pm
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Welcome to the forum SharonC!

Patience & humility 🤣

I guess that is a super valuable life lesson. I look forward to reading your posts and to follow your progress.

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

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