As one grows older, you realize that you have formed really great and interesting friendship and connections along the way. Suddenly, you find yourself with a friend who is a famous artist, a great doctor, a responsible lawyer, etc etc. If you have any trouble, you can probably find someone in your high school class who can help you solve the problem. Sometimes if you're lucky, you might even have a famous musician, and you get free tickets to their concerts.
Wouldn't that be interesting.
I recently found out that violins can be really expensive. Those with exceptional violin strings can cost the same price as a house! Can you believe it?
But a good instrument is sooo vital for a performer. Its just soo shocking how much a small instrument like that can cost.