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It's been a while!

Posted by hwharton85 on Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Wow...it has been quite some time since I've written. Right now I'm teaching 2 students the fiddle and practicing when I can. I'm in the process of joining in with a local jam band which should be fun. As of October I'm no longer with Lykens Valley Bluegrass Band. They are currently in the studio with a new fiddle player recording the CD that I was supposed to be on. I had so many great ideas and songs picked out, but I will just hold on to them for another project if I ever get the chance again.

I was let go from the band via text message, so it put me in a depressing state musically and emotionally, but I am always looking for new things and know that good things come to those who wait!

I've also started picking up guitar and hope that I can start to sing more now that I'm learning to play.

Check out my sister's channel for some really great music: http://www.youtube.com/SimonPatrickLover77

Thanks for reading! =)



10 comments on “It's been a while!”

brya31 Says:
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 @8:21:22 AM

Good to hear from you again Heather! Sucks gettin a text message like that, thats like someone having a friend tell you they are breaking up with you. : ( Oh well, you dont need peole like that. You will do fine. Take care and good luck with your new band!

FiddleCat Says:
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 @9:26:17 AM

Heather it seems there's always good Bluegrass bands looking for a fiddler. You'll find some good folks again soon. What part of Pa cause I know of a band that's been looking. Their located on the NE side of Pa. They started up about a year ago, but making a pretty fast name for themselves.

hwharton85 Says:
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 @2:30:45 PM

Thanks for the encouragement. I am currently in Bloomsburg, PA.

eerohero Says:
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 @3:10:36 PM

Hi Heather

You do know about, "When one door is getting shut, 10 more will open immediately" it never fails.

especially not for a Lady with your talented fiddlings and harmony singings

Fiddlin Dixie Says:
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 @3:15:30 PM

Hi Heather. . .definitely keep up with that fiddle. What a wonderful gift you give students when you teach them music. I'm a newbe on the fiddle hangout but I've been in a few bands (not a newbe to band politics) and understand completely. Don't let it put a damper on your love of music. Keep at it and you will be amazed at what develops. Play because you love it and the band will find you!

WoodshopFiddler Says:
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 @6:11:26 PM

If they were the type of folks that would let you go with a text message then you are better off without them. Keep plugging.

Arkansas Traveler Says:
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 @11:38:13 PM

Heather,
Sounds like your better off without them folk... If they can't tell you to your face...
Anyways have fun teachin' them new students...
'appy fiddlin'

jrd1224 Says:
Thursday, April 15, 2010 @11:26:49 AM

love your singings and harmonies and your fiddle playing is excellent. I guess your old band had to get someone like Allison Krause or Mark Oconnor to take your place in the band. Keep it up.

frogeyes Says:
Saturday, April 17, 2010 @1:21:24 PM

Totally i am with the others they sound as though they are worth the time of day if they treat people like that. You keep playing and get together a better band don't worry what goes around comes around

eerohero Says:
Sunday, May 2, 2010 @11:45:09 AM

This song went right to our hearts in Sweden. my 4 part harmony quartet learned to sing this one real quick.

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