Hi.I am an adult beginner, and have been playing now for about 8 years and loving it. I progressed almost to the end of Suzuki Book 5. I think the thing I learned the most last year, after countless scales in all keys was to listen to myself!
I try and practice between 30 minutes and an hour a day..not much time, but all I can afford right now. I also am not currently taking lessons, but desperately want to improve my skills. My goal is to one day work at playing the Bach sonatas and Partitas.
How can I best go about achieving this goal? I currently do some Kreutzer (#2, 3, 4 and 7), scales every day, bowing exercises and then play. When I play, I am mainly Scottish Fiddling, but that is not my only interest in the violin.
I would also like to play with teh community orchestra one day.
Any suggestions would be appreciated. I just don't know whether I should finish the Suzuki books as best as I can or do something different. I realize tha some lessons would be the best, but that is not currently an option.
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