Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra

September 20

Always remember to support your local orchestra for it is only with musicians in that configuration can true justice be done to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony . . . 

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[Literally (as opposed to unliterally) as I was donning my finery for the gala, a hummingbird was enjoying happy hour on the Super’s petunias . . . ]

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[Then on to the gala, the 5th annual . . . ]

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[The Maestro, Brad Lambrecht, addressed the assembled masses . . . ]

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[And away we go . . . ]

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[First, check on the bar, then join in on . . . ]

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[A Norwegian Bridal Veil dance (or march, or walk) . . . ]

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[The Super and I participated until it was . . . ]

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[Time for me to do some cub reporting (and I’d stepped on someone’s foot) . . . ]

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[It was quite a convoluted operation . . . ]

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[But a good time was had by all . . . ]

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[Speaking of good time . . . ]

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[I was eager to show the doubters that in 1958 I did indeed play 2nd trumpet for the Alexandria 6th grade band!]

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[And then the Super soloed . . . ]

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[Mark Anthony and Sandy Susag did the introductions and announcements . . . ]

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[The dance floor was overrun with little people . . . ]

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[Hurry, the bar is empty!]

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[Grandparental duties in action . . . ]

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[Brad announces commencement of further music . . . ]

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[While people visit the silent auction items along the back wall . . . ]

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[Ready . . . set . . .  scramble . . . ]

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[The view from our table where we munched hors d’oeuvres . . . ]

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[And the little people were joined by larger people . . . ]

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[A tuba quartet . . . ]

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[Maestro and family hit the dance floor . . . ]

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[Jim “Slide” Phillips on trombone . . . ]

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[The Fat Boys Walking Club from the Y dubbed him “Slide” (clever of us, huh?) . . . ]

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[Again, the view from the cheap seats . . . ]

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[And the final dance off . . . ]

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[The Super scored a Mimi Seykora pottery piece in the silent auction . . . ]

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See you at the concerts!

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Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.  ~  E. M. Forster

Up Next:  Jeez, please Norway . . .

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