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Jose Correia

No hope for a new violin

April 1, 2009 at 7:04 PM

So, last january I was rehearsing Vivaldi in A minor with my teachers mother was playing the piano acconpainment, so after a few times my teacher told me that I should work more on the part that gave me trouble but she thought that everything else was perfect. I was very glad to hear that, but the next thing she said I was happier to listen. She told me it was time for me to buy a new violin. I still didn´t have a year playing the violin so it really made me happy to hear that i had a really god excuse to ask my mom for a new violin( besides the fact that mine sounds horrible) so my teacher talked to my mother and she said that she would buy it. So we had the money and we had the  person who would bring me the instrument, we ordered it through the internet and everything was ok, until they told us they had trouble contacting the bank, so after a series of e-mails an trips to the bank, I didn´t get my violin and everything because the  bank said that they didn´t have theat kind of service and that they couldn´t call the store. So here I am stuck with my not very good violin that can´t produce the sound I would like, and all because of a a bank that even said that they didn´t speak english, what kind of bank does not have at least one employee that speaks english. So I wrote this because I needed to vent all the things that happened.

From Terez Mertes
Posted on April 1, 2009 at 7:42 PM

Ouch, sorry!

Have patience. You'll get a new one, maybe just not as soon as you like. But the longer you wait, the happier you'll feel once you get it. 

From Jose Correia
Posted on April 2, 2009 at 1:41 AM
I guess you are right, but even though it will feel amazing the wait is killing me
From P. Trouvé
Posted on April 2, 2009 at 12:53 PM

Take your time.  You will be even happier in a few months.  And you may have improve enough to know better what you want.  I know a few professional musician it takes them for ever.. but they do not regret.  It is like a friend , it takes time.

I'm shure you will find a good one.  shop, look around.

Good luck!

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