Little off this path but when I was a kid my old man used to take me to Bluegrass festivals on the mountain tops in Tennessee where we would camp out for two or three days and listen to the bands and banjo-bards ply their wares.
Halcyon Days… Halcyon Days
Saturday and Sunday were jam-packed with good entertainment as Music Mountain welcomed student performances, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, and the Penderecki String Quartet to the Gordon Hall stage. The sun was out as concertgoers filled up the lawn for pre-concert picnics and relaxing, and the Hunt Library set up a book sale tent for each concert. Patrons enjoyed walking through the tent to check out hundreds of novels, new and old. The mountain was alive with activity.
Before the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players arrived, students from the Music Mountain Chamber Music Master Class gave a wonderful performance featuring the works they had been studying for the last week. Friends and family stopped by to watch the students as they showcased their incredible talents. The master class has entered its final week, and welcomes the renowned cellist Colin Carr as its guest teaching artist.
The evening brought the…
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