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Today I was at my luthier's shop, "Mark Schwartz Violins". I was having some work done on my FM Pernambuco bow.
On his bulletin board I noticed a couple letters written by a couple little girls who have rental violins.
While looking at and sorting out some music books Mark had just received, I pointed out one book that was titled, "Fiddler On The Roof", when I mentioned it to, Mark, he chuckled and told me that is what the first girl, "Penelope" was playing when her bow broke.
I thought these letter's were precious and wanted to share them with the forum. I got kinda choked up and with a smile when I read them.
The next one is from, Jasmine.
@Fiddlestix - nice ! That would choke me up as well, damn near bring a tear to a glass-eye. Kids were probably told to write a nice letter of apology or they would get no dinner that night (is that particular threat allowed nowadays?) - even so - cool !
I particularly like the "I'm So Sorry About Breaking your Bow AGAIN" !!!!! (although, I guess the "Again" could be the start of the next sentence! - whatever - it really made me smile).
Nice find !
I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh -
Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)
Great to see, whether they felt moved to write them on their own or it was encouraged by parents. In either case, I am sure it was both good parenting skills and good-hearted kids.
"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman