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Posted on April 14, 2022 Filed under Uncategorized With No comments

Playing violin and dancing

What, are you saying, is the relationship between playing violin and dancing? I am sure the first image of a violinist that comes to mind is a serious and focussed individual sitting amongst masses of violinists in an orchestra. True, however this is but one image.… Read more

Posted on July 24, 2018 Filed under Learning With 3 comments

The gift of music

As I practice my mind begins to wander and to wonder. Why am I practicing? Why am I not focussed? The year since my mother’s passing is almost upon me and I struggle to remember the details of her face, her Italian accent, her soft gnarled hands.… Read more

Posted on June 30, 2018 Filed under Learning With 1 comment

Why play the violin?

I’ve been asked many times, “why did you start the violin” or “why should I play the violin”. Well, I did not have a choice in the matter of what instrument to play though my mother has a different story. I was 3 years old and saw a group of 3 year olds playing violin together.… Read more

Posted on October 4, 2014 Filed under Learning With 4 comments