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Cello is back

My cello has been restored and returned to me. He’s done a fantastic job: all cracks repaired, including some not included in the original quote; chipped bits at the edge smoothed off; the whole thing polished up. With the replaned fingerboard it’s much easier to play, and with the new …

My borrowed cello

Cello repair

Mum very kindly offered to pay for my cello to be serviced as a Christmas present. I’d been noticing a bit of buzzing for a while, and a fellow cellist in the orchestra had pointed out some problems with it that were making it more difficult to play. So my …

This is where my evenings go

I’ve managed to pick my cello up and do some regular practice for the first time in ages. I’ve joined the orchestra and we’re going to be performing Pictures at an Exhibition, Carnival of the Animals and the Sorceror’s Apprentice in November. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays. Meanwhile I’m still going …