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#2850546 - 04/20/17 01:57 AM Young subs?
stoken6 Offline
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So my son is not quite 11, and got a call earlier this week from an under-12 chamber group: "Our 3rd violin has broken her arm, is your son available for a performance in three weeks?".

His first subbing gig - I'm so proud! cool

Cheers, Mike.
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#2850551 - 04/20/17 04:16 AM Re: Young subs? [Re: stoken6]
Michael Wright Offline
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Wonderful! Good for him! like
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#2850553 - 04/20/17 04:24 AM Re: Young subs? [Re: Michael Wright]
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Nice one young feller!

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#2850562 - 04/20/17 05:11 AM Re: Young subs? [Re: stoken6]
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Originally Posted By: stoken6
So my son is not quite 11, and got a call earlier this week from an under-12 chamber group: "Our 3rd violin has broken her arm, is your son available for a performance in three weeks?".

His first subbing gig - I'm so proud! cool

Cheers, Mike.


You didn't pull a "Gillooly" did you?

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#2850666 - 04/20/17 01:08 PM Re: Young subs? [Re: DulceLabs.com]
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he's right on track to a glamorous underpaid underappreciated life of a musician!

gilooly - lol.
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#2850745 - 04/21/17 12:41 AM Re: Young subs? [Re: DulceLabs.com]
stoken6 Offline
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Quote:
"Gillooly"


I had to look up that reference!

The boy's looking like a talent. Grade 5 piano (distinction: 138 out of 150) at age 10. working up grade 5 violin, learning trombone. Perfect pitch. Offered a music scholarship at one of the senior schools he's applied to. Plus he loves tinkering with the guitar/ukelele/recorder/whatever's lying around.

Cheers, Mike.
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