I played violin when I was in 6th through 12th grade. I stopped playing when I went to college and got married because my violin was too small for me then and I needed a full size. I was always petite. When I married we needed the money so I sold my half size and 3 quarter size. I was hoping I would get another violin, but things never materialized. I hope to win one from Superior Violins. It would be the best Christmas present ever.