Welcome to the Violin Tutor Pro forum Mary! We have a very similar story. I started playing the violin 1.5 years ago and I had zero music background; I am 53. I had the Rosalia also and traded it up for the Elda Marina, I love that violin!
Talent comes with time…I think we all have talent…it is just digging it out of ourselves. 😉 I know I won’t ever be a “concert” violinist…but I am okay with that…I am happy to just improve on a daily basis and learn to play songs I like.
If you want a violin partner to help you stay motivated, let me know 🙂