Hi everyone :) There is a thread up at the moment that got me thinking ... there seems to be a lot of violinists on this site who started as mature aged players or, if they did start as kids, they only started getting serious about playing as a mature student. I hear so much about violinists who started as 3-4 year olds and so little about mature aged students and am interested in seeing what others think about this. Wondering if people would mind answering these few questions just for interests sake:
1) Did you start as a child (say under the age of 10) or as a mature student? State the age you started playing only if you want to.
2) If you did start as a child, did you give up and come back to playing as a mature student?
3) Why did you decide to start playing?
Thanks everyone :)
BTW, I'll start us off. I didn't touch a violin till I was 16 and since then have loved it. I don't really know why I started playing the violin, I just knew I wanted to, and so I did and I haven't looked back since.
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