Hey all, I'd enjoy getting some feedback on whether or not I should buy a new violin. Brief outline of my situation - I currently own a cheap, used student violin. I've owned it since February 2015 and have been playing the violin for the same period of time. For the first few months of lessons, the instrument was sufficient as I learned the basics ect. However, as I've progressed I've grown to actually dislike the sound of it. It sounds like a tin can. I upgraded the strings when I first purchased it, and that marginally improved the sound but it still sounds cheap. I have the desire and the means to purchase a new violin but I'm wondering if I should hold off? I've read that more experienced violinists have a better idea of what they want and purchasing a new instrument prematurely will just result in one outgrowing it. Any feedback is appreciated.
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