I recently returned from my annual week at chamber music camp for strings, where I tend to see many of the same people from year to year. On the first night, we form a circle and introduce ourselves, tell a bit about how long we've played, and what instrument we play. One woman always earned a laugh when she introduced herself this way: "My name is K__ and I play the second violin".
I am a second violinist. I too play the second violin.
For the last few years at camp, I've played with a core group during our chamber music ensembles times. This group has varied from 4-6, and we play repertoire accordingly...Schubert Cello Quintet, Brahms Sextets, Dvorak American. Last year we needed to replace our first violinist, so added Eric to our group. This year again Eric played with us, and a few times during the week he'd make comments about how it was time for me to dive into first violin parts.
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