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posted: 6/15/2006 at 5:44:09 PM ET
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what is the best instrument to begin with to learn music? piano?

I would really like to learn violin eventually, however, it is likely a difficult place to start.

i am an appreciator of music but, at the same time, a novice.


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posted: 6/16/2006 at 4:46:27 AM ET
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mel, if violin is where you wish to end up, my suggestion is to start with it.

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posted: 6/18/2006 at 3:56:11 AM ET
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For learning music, violin is a great instrument. In fact, in many places students start on violin as early as age five. If you want to learn violin I would strongly suggest finding out if there are any Suzuki Strings classes in your area. Suzuki is a great and time tested method for learning to play an instrument, and as you are an older student you would likely catch on very quickly.

Piano is also a great place to start, but I would tend to agree with Pete. If you are interested in the violin then there is no reason to not start with it right away.

Good luck!

Chad Criswell
Director of Bands
Western Dubuque High School

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posted: 8/10/2006 at 9:26:16 AM ET
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hey I started on violin and now I play the alto sax! ughh I have to go to band camp today

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