Although it has been over amonth since my visit to the symphony

Although it has been over amonth since my visit to the symphony

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Mark Brystowski Music R’ Us Although it has been over a month since my visit to the symphony, the experience was so enthralling that I can still remember the sights and sounds vividly. A few friends and I went to see the New York Youth Symphony perform at Carnegie Hall. This was not my first trip to the symphony, as my school had taken us a few times, but this was the first time that I enjoyed myself enough to stay awake. As we entered the grand main concert hall, I was struck with the majesty of the place. I could see why people held this place in such high regard. Next, I was amazed by the talent of the musicians. Reading through the program later during the concert, I was blown away by the face that all the performers were younger than 22. There were almost two hundred “kids,” no older than me, and they had such a passion and talent for something they loved. These are kids that, whether they continue to pursue music professionally, had discovered something unique and powerful within themselves. Just realizing that made me appreciate the music all the more. Though, it is not as though I needed help appreciating the music. We entered the hall just as they began the first piece, “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra,” composed by Benjamin Britten. It is probably the most aptly titled piece I’ve ever heard
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MUSIC 2510 taught by Professor Schrecker during the Spring '08 term at Yeshiva.

Page1 / 2

Although it has been over amonth since my visit to the symphony

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online