We did our first two children’s concerts today. We have six more to play, two of which occur tomorrow and four next week. These concerts are so important! We are introducing the symphony to children who, in most cases I think, haven’t attended a concert before. It’s not easy for me to pick up an oboe so early in the morning, but when I remind myself of how much they matter I manage to cope.
I’m definitely not a morning person, though. That’s rather clear.
This is a three year old video. I’m hoping Symphony Silicon Valley will do some new ones soon: