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in love! (again....)

June 12, 2006 at 3:07 PM

Why is it that this past semester, I was so musically burnt out that I wanted to drop it and switch majors? Nothing sounded right and everything was out of tune.

But now, after taking a month off of lessons and practicing about 5-7 hours a week "for fun" I love it again and think I sound great? I just had two performances this week which I was actually happy with...that hasn't happened in several years, things are more in tune than out, and phrasing is so much easier. This may have something to do with the "easier" pieces I'm learning: Meditation from Thais, Czardas, and church music. And I'm even beginning to look forward to lessons again....

If this is what playing the violin is all about...sign me up.

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