The idea of getting a Musafia case for Emily Grossman surfaced just before Christmas, toward the end of this earlier thread, when some of us were feeling generous, and I was slightly bored: www.violinist.com/discussion/response.cfm
It took a while to get things in place, but we're finally ready to move forward with this. Poor girl, she has been saving for years to get a high-end case to replace her tattered freebie... something that will meet the challenges of the Alaska wilderness. It didn't help her case budget when her favorite bow was recently destroyed, catching on fire while in the shop being rehaired... (story in this thread)
We need to help keep violin music alive on the frozen tundra.
Forum users who have already agreed to help out:
Dimitri Musafia will cover about 1/3 of the cost.
I've pledged $100.
Lothar Krepke has pledged $100.
Tom Bop has pledged $25.
Ray Chen has pledged $40.
We now have a PayPal button to handle donations at the following link:
Edit: We believe we have reached our goal, and are no longer taking donations.
I wonder if Musafia makes a bear-resistant model? LOL
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