Adult beginner celebrating 1-year anniversary

Plamen Arnaudov said: Apr 6, 2016
 2 posts

I’m 37 years old, and a 1-year-old Suzuki violinist learning alongside my 6-year-old daughter.

It’s been an amazing journey, and I wanted to share a recording I made at the annual mark as a way to track my progress over time:

https://soundcloud.com/plamzi/gavotte-j-b-lully

For everyone here wondering “Am I too old?” the answer is always “No”, absolutely always. Are you too old to have fun doing something you like?

A better question to ask is: “Why do I want to learn the violin?” If you have an answer, and you like it, then just go for it!

Also, take a very practical & realistic view. Even if you dabble for a bit, and give it up due to one of a thousand reasons, are you better off or worse off for having tried? At worst, you jogged your mind and fingers in a new way, and got exposed to some of the world’s greatest music.

Renee Shaw said: Apr 9, 2016
Renee Shaw
Suzuki Association Member
Violin, Viola
19 posts

Beautiful testimony for adult students out there! Thanks for sharing!

Sylvia said: Apr 14, 2016
Sylvia Evert
Suzuki Association Member
Flute
Inchelium, WA
18 posts

Thanks for sharing!

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