Thursday, June 02, 2016

Wrapping Up A Year Of The Violin

Tonight is Gracie's final orchestra concert. Saturday she heads out with her violin friends to Busch Gardens for a competition (and day of fun), but this is the last chance for us parents to see and hear.

I realized in all the baby commotion this year I hadn't really done a good job of capturing her and her instrument. I am so thankful for orchestra this 6th grade year.  It has been such a hard year for her, and learning to play the violin has been the one very bright spot. She is excited to do it again next year--and if you ask her she will tell you she is going to do it all the way through high school.

Before I took her to her concert I had her pull out the instrument and got some good pictures of her with it. I love the way she smiles so big as she handles it.

Now, if I can just get her to practice over the summer--and more in general!

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