I didn't start on the violin. My musical journey started long before formal lessons began, with my sister being enrolled in group piano lessons. Four years my senior, she was a natural teacher, and often came home from her lessons and taught me what she had learned. After listening to her practice and trying to mimic what I heard on our family piano, my mother decided it was time for me to take lessons of my own, and at age 4, I was enrolled in group piano lessons as well.
Since I had been listening to my sister play for a few years already, I caught on qu