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St Petersburg, Florida
May 4, 2016 - 11:22 pm
Member Since: April 26, 2016
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Hello fellow Fiddleheads,

After 20+ years away from the violin, I've actually started to practice again. Treating myself like a beginner by playing etudes and scales, while focusing on intonation (which was never my strong suit). Anyway, I'm a typical Capricorn taking a very technical approach.

It's fantastic to see so many passionate fiddlers/violinists in here, and hope all of your enthusiasm will keep me going as well. 

Thanks for sharing your stories; best wishes to you all!

Criticism does not disturb me for I am my own severest critic.

- Jascha Heifetz

Brora, North-east Scotland
May 5, 2016 - 2:34 am
Member Since: March 22, 2014
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Yup, welcome again @pj1968 - plenty inspiration to be found here - from all aspects of playing all the way through to maintenance ( and sometimes major surgery! ) on the instrument itself !  It's a blast !

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

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


May 5, 2016 - 7:04 am
Member Since: June 21, 2015
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Welcome back to the violin!

my own little world

May 6, 2016 - 9:28 am
Member Since: July 23, 2015
Forum Posts: 1992
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Welcome to the forum, and welcome back to the violin!

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Canada, Ontario
May 6, 2016 - 10:28 pm
Member Since: October 29, 2015
Forum Posts: 43
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Welcome! There are always people on here wanting to chat, motivate and share, its a great place! Enjoy your playing adventure.

Fort Lauderdale
May 11, 2016 - 11:38 am
Member Since: September 26, 2010
Forum Posts: 15722

Congratulations on your restart :)

You sound like you have the perfect game plan to get on track.

You are right about the passion found in this group of fiddlers. Also, a great family like group here with a lot of positive feedback and plenty of motivation keep you inspired.

Glad to have you here Paul!

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

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