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Composer up for an Emmy thanks violin teacher

Mark Thomas has given thanks to the violin teacher who taught him the ropes.
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A composer who is up for an Emmy Award has put it all down to his [violin](http://www.gear4music.com/String_Instruments/Violins.html) teacher who taught him from a very young age. Mark Thomas has been shortlisted in the Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music category at the 2011 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, reported Wales Online. The nomination comes for his work on the hit TV show Episodes, which sees Matt Le Blanc play himself, albeit a fictional version. He told the online news provider: "It was the late Morgan Lloyd – my violin teacher from the age of eight – who taught me the violin. His lessons have kept me in work ever since." Mr Thomas also gave thank to Welsh language broadcasting early on in his career. Speaking about his work on the TV show, he said: "Episodes is an exciting comedy series and I had a lot of fun writing the score." TV presenter Myleene Klass recently bought her four-year-old daughter a violin for her birthday – the same age she herself started to learn the [piano](http://www.gear4music.com/Keyboard-Piano.html). Save Money Now And Buy Online Today  ADNFCR-2133-ID-800723980-ADNFCR
Posted on 9 Sep 2011 12:51 to category : Instruments News

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