At a recent orchestra practice the worst thing possible happened. After practice I had put my violin away and headed towards the bathroom. What I found when I came back was not a pleasant surprise. One of the high school kids had gone through my violin case taken it out and smashed it outside along with a bow and a severely damaged case. My Director had talked with her students and every single one of them had denied doing anything. I had a $15,000+ violin that my parent's had bought for me along with a $1,200 bow, and a nice Bobelock case. My director had offered to give her backup bow to me as a gift for the loss. I later spoke to my parent's who cannot afford another violin as they bought this one for college for the Fall of 2014. I had talked to the manager of the shop I had bought it from and they let me borrow a rental violin for a month free of charge. They tried to help me out by lowering the prices but that had no help. If anyone has a loud instrument that I can perhaps borrow or have a nice violin that they are willing to sell for a very low price please email me. If you are a Luiter/ Own a Shop if you can negotiate a price with me/ have a violin that is no longer of use please do not hesitate to contact me via Violinist.com please ask your friends/ family if they have a violin they are willing to part with. Thanks!
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