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June 13, 2022 - 2:21 pm
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Hello there from off the grid in Terlingua, TX

I turn 50 next week and teaching myself.  I love the sound of the viola so moving.  Hopefully now that i have a place to play I start playing.

June 13, 2022 - 3:03 pm
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Hi, Carrie!

It sounds like you are doing viola. Welcome to the forum and viola. I agree, the viola is very moving and such a misunderstood and under appreciated instrument. 

You will find many violists here and plenty of members willing to help, encourage and just brighten your day. We look forward to your participation.

Welcome to the forum.

By the way, I have sent you a welcome email with information, links and tips about the forum. You already did one item that was suggested in it, you introduced yourself, 👏👏👏👏.


The Bumblebee Flies!

Please ignore any typos. My typing ability on a real typewriter did not transfer to these device key pads.

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June 13, 2022 - 3:15 pm
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@carrie - Welcome from another late learner of the viola! Been learning and getting help, guidance, and support here since April of last year. It's been a trip on a never ending road. It's a great place to learn and share experiences!

The old curmudgeon!


June 14, 2022 - 3:46 am
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@carrie -


Welcome to the Fiddlerman Forum! 

Great to have another Violist join us! 

I started with a 5-string Violin, but now I've
been playing a 5-string VIOLA, since February. 
How long have you been playing? 
What kind of music do you like to play? 



- Emily 


June 14, 2022 - 7:06 pm
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Welcome to the forum, and the dark side dancing



Master the Frog and you have mastered the bow.

Albert Sammons


June 14, 2022 - 11:01 pm
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@carrie  Welcome to the Forum! I think you found the right place to play!  smile

Characterize people by their actions and you will never be fooled by their words.

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June 29, 2022 - 3:32 pm
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@carrie - Welcome to the forum Carrie,

Looking forward to following your progress. Thanks for saying hi....

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


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July 26, 2022 - 9:46 pm
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Hi Carrie. I too am new to the forum but just wanted to say that it's nice to see more folks picking up viola and/or violin as "over 30 adults." I have you beat - I'm 66 and just starting with violin. I am loving it but it is challenging. Looking forward to hearing from you on here occasionally and following your progress. Tom

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