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January 18, 2007

Hilarious: Garage Orchestra Story in the Onion

Had to pass this along. It's a riot. From TheOnion.com ...
Garage Orchestra Hands Out Demo At Boston Philharmonic Show

BOSTON, MA -- The 104 members of the upstart Melrose Philharmonic Orchestra of Melrose, MA stood outside Jordan Hall Sunday and passed out demo CDs to the crowd exiting a Boston Philharmonic performance of Prokofiev's Symphony No. 6 In E-Flat Minor.

"Hey, you like orchestral?" said third cellist Paul Gleiberman as he thrust copies of the recording at visibly bemused concertgoers. "We've been meeting in my conductor friend's four-car garage every Tuesday, and we're getting pretty tight ..."
Read the rest here. Funny stuff.

-Bob

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