I’m writing because, while digging up carrots, I experienced something unusual for this city girl. At roughly 4:00, all across the valley, there rose a horrible crescendo of untrained trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, and flute players. First one instrument, then another from a block away, then another from the hill behind us, until there were some six or seven different squeaking, squawking sounds. I had been warned, months ago, that this day would come: the band students have their instruments. (Read here)

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  1. Can this be the vanguard of one of those “younger audiences” we’ve been squawking about?

    Be careful what you wish for!