which is important, but there also comes a discipline. She is learning that she has to work hard and practice to be able to play the way she wants.”
Because Madison is such a bright child, things have always come easily to her. “But when she first started to play,” Mandy chuckled, “she got frustrated. It didn’t sound right. She
“You have to work for what you want.”
learned an important lesson from the beginning. You have to work for what you want.”
For Madison, however, it is a surprise to her that so many adults are in awe of her dedication and her abilities. From the moment she saw her first violin, she knew that she was meant to play it. “I just had to get them [parents] to listen to me,” Madison said simply. Today, her parents could not be more proud. The way things are going, “Secret Agent Jane Blonde” may become one of the great violinists of her time!
MansfieldNOW May 2008