Category Archives: Music

At the age of 5, Annika was handed a violin. As any musician knows, it’s hard to keep up with practicing and focusing on what you need to do. Now she brings you on her journey!

Mount Dora City Council Annika Valentine

Harassed By The Cops For Playing My Violin

This last month has been a pretty crazy time for me. Not only with ballet, as in Crazy Good, but with my violin playing, as in Crazy. Just Crazy. As you may know, I’m also a violinist and I play on the street corner in my hometown to help pay for my summer ballet intensives. For the…

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Playing Violin on the Street Corner

  It’s been awhile since I’ve posted! I’ve been going non-stop since Bolshoi last summer. As soon as I got home I started back playing violin on the street corner in my hometown to start earning money for next year’s summer intensive. I’m still not sure where I want to go, but it’s pretty expensive,…

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