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New to Fiddling Around on Violin
An introduction and musical history that has led me to violin.
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January 3, 2020 - 7:54 pm
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Hello everyone! I have been a musician for a long time but I am new to violin and just started 2 weeks ago.

Well, I did have a stint where I started 22 years ago, but then left off after dislocating two fingers in my right hand and a long period of physical rehab. I never did get to violin after that as I was busy gigging out playing guitar, bass and drums semi professionally and then ended up with a career change where I was on the road too much to play anything.

That spark of desire never really died out and has been smoldering for years, and I am jumping back in again.

Goals?  Ohh, that's a tough one.

For me, I just cannot "not learn and play"

It's really a tough one though.  I love multiple genres of music, and love multiple instruments.  I play guitar, bass, drums (and other percussion), keyboards/piano, sing, trumpet, french horn, harmonica, recorder, penny whistle and pan flute.  And there are more I have dabbled with.  I am adequate with a lot, but will likely never be a virtuoso with any.

And then there is genre of music...  for the most part, I love almost all music, but my 3 favorites are classical, new wave, and hard rock.

But, I think I am coming closer to finding what my musical (and specifically violin) goal would be:  I want to be able to play well enough to express the music I hear in my head.

And that music is likely going to be a combination of those 3 styles somehow.

January 3, 2020 - 9:38 pm
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January 3, 2020 - 11:14 pm
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Welcome @Sasha Nice to have you with us!



January 3, 2020 - 11:31 pm
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liked that loop bit video on your youtube!  cool stuff.  looking forward to hearing what you come up with on your music.  welcome to the forum!

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