Did you start with the violin, or was there another instrument you played before that? Maybe that's the instrument you still play!
Sometimes children start playing the violin precisely because there are fractional-sized instruments that are suitable for their small size. On the piano, for example, an octave is an octave, and if you have the hand of a five-year-old, you will likely be unable to reach it!
For me the answer is yes, the violin was my first instrument.
Actually, on that fateful day when I came home from school after hearing another little girl play the violin, when I begged my mother to let me start playing the violin, she first said, "No."
"Why?" I asked.
"You're going to play the piano," she said.
"But we don't have a piano!" I said.
"Good point," Mom had to admit.
So I started playing the violin!
Which was your first instrument, and what's your story? Please vote, then share!
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