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Kelsey Z.

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February 11, 2007 at 7:11 PM

I wish I could say that in the last 11 days since I updated my blog that I had done something exciting like jump out of an airplane or gone bungee jumping but if I said that I had done something like that it would all be a fabrication of the facts. I did change all my strings though!!! That should really count for something. It's always a wild adventure trying to get them to stay in tune for the first few days after you put them on and trying to concur that beautiful unplayed quality that they posses when they are new. With excessive scale and vibrato practice I think I am about to the win the battle of "Kelsey vs. Strings" so feel free to adorn me with flowers or chocolate or other free food or you could just send me money!

I want to say hello to a couple of special people in my life who read this (I think my blog might even be in their favorites!!!!! I guess I'll have to write something everyday if I want to be graduated and presented with homepage status). Hello to my very beloved Grandparents! I spend a lot of time at their place and especially when I was in school, I spent more time at their house than at my own. They provide me with food and shelter on a regular basis as well wheels (aka a car) so that I don't have to use my feet and lug stuff around. So a very big hello and thank you to you guys! It's going to be weird being away from that come the fall when I go away to school.

The other hello is to my sister. She's quite an amazing individual who's defied many odds against her favour and this April, she will graduate with her Bachelor's of Music. There's 6 years between the two of us and like most (or all) siblings we have our moments of altercation but we are still sisters and despite our differences I'm lucky to have her (hopefully she's lucky to have me too.....:). She's a very gifted pianist, incredibly musical and I love watching her play. She's an inspiring individual.

So there you have it, another exciting episode of "Kelsey Z's blog". :)!

From William Yap
Posted on February 12, 2007 at 2:01 AM
I've also recently changed all 4 strings! I started with D and G (they were hell), waited for a week, changed the E (settled very quickly), waited for 3 more days before changing the A. Also got my bow rehair and tip replaced.

So new strings, new bow hair, no more excuse to play lousily!


From Kelsey Z.
Posted on February 12, 2007 at 2:47 AM
I don't have new bow hair *Weep*. I need to get mine rehaired but have to wait until auditions are done because of the time it takes to get it rehaired and having to be in Vancouver to get it done.
From Richard Hellinger
Posted on February 12, 2007 at 8:56 PM
Lol, I just changed all my strings too... must be a good time for string changing. Though my strings weren't reletivly old (By that I mean I replaced them in August lol). But My parents suprised me with a set of strings!!!

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