February 2007

Finally, I'm improving...

February 17, 2007 01:50

My teacher commented that I'm improving, and I feel so happy. I've actually not been practicing that much, but am able to play things fairly well, with just one walk through. My next lesson, the teacher asked if I had any special sheet music that I'd like to learn, so I'm bringing in James Bond and Star Wars. Does that make me a bad person?

Heh, not all of us want to play Bach;)

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Time for Maintenance

February 10, 2007 12:05

Looks like it's time to do a little maintenance for my rig. A few months ago, I started to humidify my apt to keep it within about 50%, and the violin does sound much better. Now though, the pegs are sticking, so I've got to add peg lube. I've never done that, but it seems fairly self explanatory.

I also haven't used polish ever on the violin, but when I ordered peg lube, I bought that too, so might as well try it.

Lastly, the Bam case I bought is scratch prone, or more likely, I'm not careful. To cover up the scratches, I'm putting stickers on the case. I put a couple NASA ones, on there, and I love going through airport security now. They look at the case and think there's some scientific equipment in there. If they open and see a violin, the jib is up, but it's funny for me.

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