I'm 34 and joining an orchestra

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by JennsPeeps, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    I played the violin from the time I was 9 until I was college. I stopped playing my sophomore year because I couldn't fit everything into my schedule. I played for another year when I was senior and on exchange.

    Fast forward 13 years to now. I haven't played in 13 years. I just committed to joining a community orchestra!!

    [​IMG] omg i just committed to playing a concert in 7 weeks [​IMG]

    I'm excited about it. I haven't told many people around me because I want it to be a surprise.

    We'll be playing Mozart's Concert fo Clarinet (all movements): (this is the 1st movement) and 2 other pieces.

    I need to find a music stand!!
  2. corancher

    corancher Songster 11 Years

    Apr 18, 2007
    How wonderful. Good luck.
  3. Excellent news! I"m so very proud of you!!!!

    It's a good thing to get back to your musical roots. We are a very musical family, glad to hear your doing this.
    CONGRATULATIONS! and good luck
  4. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    That's awesome! I played cello for many years and sang in choir from age 6-20. I often think about joining a local choir. Hope you have a great time in your orchestra!
  5. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    [​IMG] yeahhhhhh..well done you! enjoy enjoy.....I am such a frustrated musician! have been trying to "teach" myself to play piano! not got very far, but still trying....applause applause to you..
  6. Wow! That's great, good for you!! [​IMG]
  7. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    Let me know when you're playing!
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Give us a utube vision of you playing.....Moonlight Sonata please!
  9. unclejoe

    unclejoe In the Brooder

    Aug 2, 2008
    Dillsburg, Pa
    I've played guitar for 25 yrs. It's so relaxing to make your own music. Don't worry about not having played for a while, it all comes back quickly. I didn't play for 4 years and picked it up again. Good luck in your new endeavor.
  10. HenSpa

    HenSpa Songster

    TOTALLY fits in with my theory below, 39-year-old orchestra you-go-girl! (I'm 41, starting chickens, and new mother of adopted 2.5 year-old-son.) Keeps us young, to change things up.

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