Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. ~Confucius, Chinese philosopher
Tuesday was supposed to be our Spring concert for symphonic band.
The last concert our graduating seniors would perform in public.
But thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was cancelled.
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~Viktor Frankl, Austrian neurologist, psychiatrist, and Holocaust survivor
We got a new symphonic band director this semester, and to say the transition has been smooth would be stretching it.
If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. ~Sydney Smith, Anglican cleric
Our symphonic band concert is this weekend.
We’ve worked hard — some harder than others! — and we’re ready to share our talents.
It promises to be an out-of-this-world performance — our theme is “outer space.”
The reason women don’t play football is because eleven of them would never wear the same outfit in public. ~Phyllis Diller, American actress and comedian
You know, Phyllis was onto something.
Some people dream of success… while others wake up and work hard at it. ~Author Unknown
We did it!
Our symphonic band concert was earlier this week, and I’m still floating high on a puffy cloud of success.
Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. ~Dan Rather, American journalist and TV news anchor
My flute teacher has been trying for weeks to tell me I’m ready to play in a group.
That a real band setting will teach me things I can’t learn by doing only private lessons.
Logic tells me she’s right, but oh my. I’ve been playing less than two years. Who’d want me in their band?