Sunday, November 6, 2011

Macy's First Orchestra Concert

Macy has recently taken up the violin as part of her school's orchestra program. She recently had her first recital at the Festival Concert Hall on the campus of North Dakota State University.

Fifth graders from all the Moorhead elementary schools participated. Most of the songs were played utilizing the pizzicato technique (they've only been playing for a few weeks).

They had a dress rehearsal just before the performance, and their teacher was confident enough in their abilities to let them conclude the concert with this:

So far, Macy seems to really enjoy playing. She practices five nights a week. It would be pretty cool to have a violin player in the family.

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