Violin in Iraq --Timothy Weston and in Strings Mag.

April 8, 2009 at 02:08 PM ·

For those who were wondering about the violin that was sent in February to Timothy Weston, a soldier in Iraq, Strings Magazine has a photo and a mention about this project on page 19 of the May 2009 magazine issue.

If you don't know about this project that David Burgess headed up with help from many people on this site, you can read about it here:

Josh Henry, Bow Maker & Restorer


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April 9, 2009 at 01:11 PM ·

I just received string magazine yesterday and read that . I remember responding to him when he asked his questions. (dont remember if it was on this site or another) I was happy to hear what members had done for him.

His statement that the world could use more folks like those found here, made me think we could use a few more like him as well.


Enjoy your violin Tim and stay safe.

April 9, 2009 at 08:35 PM ·

The article can be read online at the Strings Magazine web site.

April 9, 2009 at 10:31 PM ·

I'm still waiting on a picture of Timothy with his fiddle, but will post it as soon as it is available. Also, I'll write something about this in the next few days, to give everyone an update. :)

April 9, 2009 at 11:22 PM ·

In addition to that bit in the "News and Notes" section, there's another half-page under "Editor's Note" on page 12.

April 11, 2009 at 09:32 AM ·

a round of applause goes to david burgess who has turned a little idea into action and completion so swiftly.  leadership and the american spirit at its best! 

April 11, 2009 at 01:05 PM ·

Perfectly said Al!

David, we are lucky you love making fine violins, because if not you might be recruited to head up the GM turnaround!

April 12, 2009 at 12:38 AM ·

A round of applause to all of you! Here's our story about it:


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