12. February 2010 · Comments Off on Football @ Julliard · Categories: Havin' Fun

If you can knock out two flawless etudes, break off a dazzling solo and nail a representative sampling of standard orchestral excerpts – all under the withering scrutiny of the school’s famously demanding faculty — you stand a chance of playing Juilliard football in the fall of 2011. With more musical prodigies per square inch than perhaps anywhere else on earth, Juilliard is the last place one would expect to have a football program. But in just two years, the fabled Juilliard campus will fill with the sounds of Chopin, Mozart and the violent cacophony of helmets colliding in ¾ time.

I read it here, and then did a search and found that this is from a 2008 article. And no, it’s not dated April 1.

But really?

Heh … no. Not really. 😉

But maybe they’ll start a synchronized swimming team …?

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