15. September 2012 · Comments Off on Remember Those Music Teacher Scam Letters? · Categories: Read Online

… I keep posting them, so you should!

Some seemed rather skeptical about them. Some couldn’t believe anyone would really fall for it. But now the New York Times has a story about a “Nanny Scam” … I think that might clarify how some of these scammers operate. It’s pretty darn amazing. Read it now!

Of course one can’t really imagine someone would hire a nanny without meeting her or him in person. I would think that would immediately give someone reason to question. But when someone needs a job badly (and musicians usually fall into that category too) I think we let our guard down a bit.

15. September 2012 · Comments Off on TQOD · Categories: TQOD

What if this was a DWTS format? Marginally famous people attempting to play, say, the oboe, in a duet with a real musician?

This was in response to this article about the “All Star Orchestra”.