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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #30 on: October 30, 2012, 03:58:57 pm »
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It seems  a lot of musicians also like biology.

 
I am a biologist and play the recorder. :)  Back in high school I played the clarinet. I wish I could meet some people local who play the recorder to play with, but its not that common.
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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2013, 07:32:06 pm »
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I'm just curious...

I recently started to learn guitar and picked up my recorder again.

I've played recorder and keyboard as a kid, but decided as a teen to play saxophone. I gave back my borrowed saxophone when I moved away and never had enough money to buy one.

I know it sounds like I have learned a lot, but actually I can't play any instrument really well. I'm looking forward to learning guitar well enough for accompaning campfire singing. :)

I love folk songs and Jazz and I don't need to be a Mozart. ;)

So, what's your joy?


I play the violin. :) I am fairly new myself, but practice every day...and it's amazing to see proficiency develop :)
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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #32 on: September 25, 2013, 07:34:31 pm »
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I play oboe! (double reed pride!) I plan to major in performance and am graduating high school this june. I will also be taking a singing class this semester.


I love the oboe! It's always been an instrument I've been interested in learning!
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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #33 on: September 25, 2013, 07:35:49 pm »
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Yeah! Weird how that is. I'm a bio major, and two of my violin friends are also bio majors.

 
Odd - I may be new at the violin - but I was also a biology major for 3 years...before abruptly changing to Philosophy!
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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #34 on: November 14, 2013, 02:14:01 am »
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I'm just curious...

I recently started to learn guitar and picked up my recorder again.

I've played recorder and keyboard as a kid, but decided as a teen to play saxophone. I gave back my borrowed saxophone when I moved away and never had enough money to buy one.

I know it sounds like I have learned a lot, but actually I can't play any instrument really well. I'm looking forward to learning guitar well enough for accompaning campfire singing. :)

I love folk songs and Jazz and I don't need to be a Mozart. ;)

So, what's your joy?

 

I'm currently re-learning violin! I missed playing it a lot.

I used to play flute in 5th grade band but I quit because I got bored. I moved on to violin but then I had to quit because my grades weren't doing so well.

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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #35 on: November 21, 2013, 01:26:19 pm »
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So, what's your joy?

I've played clarinet since junior high band.  When I was in 9th grade I got my first guitar (finally; after wanting one since 3rd grade).  Added bass to my talents about a year later.  I have a keyboard, but the piano isn't for me so I just use it for synthesizer stuff.  I also have 3 whistles that I play from time to time.

Notable past mentions are the recorder in 3rd grade, and I had a plastic drum when I was 2 or 3 (pretty sure that doesn't count, but still).

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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #36 on: November 22, 2013, 07:25:09 pm »
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Often people think it's a beginner instrument for primary school children, but I must say I don't find it that easy.


I know, right? I've played the recorder on and off since grade 2. I taught myself to transpose sheet music so that I can play songs that were never intended for the recorder at all. It's been a while though, I should dust it off and practice some christmas songs.

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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #37 on: November 26, 2013, 08:14:48 pm »
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So, what's your joy?

 
I play mostly ukulele, though I can kind of strum a guitar. I like to mess around with harmonicas and recorders. I'd love to learn to play banjo and the omnichord. I love, love, love music, despite not being really talented.

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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #38 on: July 28, 2014, 08:55:50 am »
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I'm just curious...

(snip)

So, what's your joy?

 
Took a few weeks of guitar lessons as a kid.  All I learned was how to pick out the Ninja Turtles theme-song.

I can sing, but my voice seems to be good for only Country Western or Folk.  If you give me enough time with a piece of sheet music, I can figure it out on a piano or French Horn.

My love is drums.  I was in marching band for 6 years.  I can still feel the tape around my fingers and the see the carrier marks on my shoulders.  I was Snare in Jr. High, then went to the Baby Bass in High School.  Currently only participating in drum circles with my djembe.

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Re: Who plays an instrument?
« Reply #39 on: December 24, 2016, 11:22:28 pm »
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I'm just curious...

I recently started to learn guitar and picked up my recorder again.

I've played recorder and keyboard as a kid, but decided as a teen to play saxophone. I gave back my borrowed saxophone when I moved away and never had enough money to buy one.

I know it sounds like I have learned a lot, but actually I can't play any instrument really well. I'm looking forward to learning guitar well enough for accompaning campfire singing. :)

I love folk songs and Jazz and I don't need to be a Mozart. ;)

So, what's your joy?

 
I have been learning guitar i just got a new stratocaster im self taught i watch justinguitar.com justin is very good start off with his beginner course i learned all the chords and stuff

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