Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #15042

    rebecca
    Participant
    • Contribution Score 66

    I want to jam with my boyfriend, but he doesn’t want to play as often as I do. We’ve had fun with me playing the melody of popular songs and him following along on the guitar. I don’t want to nag; I just want to play. Any suggestions?

    #15080

    Dianne Adkins
    Moderator
    • Contribution Score 325

    Musicians are often temperamental. Just generally, I would suggest inviting him, and if he refuses, just happily go on and practice alone. Have you ever noticed that when you are watching someone play a violin, especially a song that you know, you get a feeling of wanting to play too? So like you said, you don’t want to nag, but you want to play. You don’t need him to be playing too. Just play and maybe he’ll join in. Meanwhile, you’re improving your skills. He’ll notice.

    Let music be your experience. You’ll attract playing partners when you are fully immersed in the process of learning. Allow him to not have the same passion, but don’t let it hinder yours.

    violin

    #15244

    rebecca
    Participant
    • Contribution Score 66

    Thank you, I’ll play and enjoy it. Beautiful pic BTW

Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.