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Archive for August, 2010

Symphony Anxiety Dream

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Talk about the Broccolization of Classical Music! (Thanks Jeremy Denk. Theremy Denk.)

Super Librarian

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Just another day in the life of a music librarian, I guess.This is Corey. Corey is a superhero. Corey is leaving the KWS for bigger and better things with the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

The Trap

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

That first panel should be nominated for "most common view of Esther by Dawna".

Extreme Muscle Men Symphony Show

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010


I saw this on the bus on my way to work yesterday and took a picture. Two things: 1) Notice that the appallingly muscular men are flexing on the beach and a skinny, be-suited be-shorted violinist is performing kneeling in the middle. Why is this the case rather than the muscly guys playing? Why bring in bonus skinny nerds? and 2) WHY IS THE KWS NOT ADVERTISING RIGHT NEXT TO THIS?

It would be so funny.

Musical Collectives 1

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

the creepiest version of this is when they are all genuine, super-nerdy dudes "but I play the saxophone, doesn't that give me Sexy Points (TM)?"

Orchestral Collectives 2

Monday, August 30th, 2010

emerging from the mire, amirite?