My daughter the violist

Kaytlin

My daughter Kaytlin has been playing the viola for a few years now and since today was the first time it’s been out this year, I thought I’d stick up a little post. It’s a pleasure to hear her play, although I think she finds it uncomfortable playing for me. But we’ll both get over that. I really enjoy what she’s doing. Her technique has come on in leaps and bounds, and the sound she produces out of an admittedly inferior instrument is really warm and mellow. The music (as distinct from technique and tone) is really beginning to happen too. I’m not sure if she’ll come across this post anytime soon, but hopefully if and when she does she’ll realise that I appreciate her (and her music).

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floater

So, I think I’m over the viola pictures, although I like ’em a lot I think I need to move on to pastures different. I’ve just had an accident with the Nikon on holidays – the status LCD was broken – although it’s still working I need to get it fixed for a trip planned for September. So there may not be too much new stuff round for a bit.