Category: Backstage and Behind the Music

The life of a Grand Rapids Symphony musician is fulfilling and fun, but the pace is fast and furious

Professional baseball players play nearly every day for months on end during the baseball season. Professional symphony orchestra musicians live similar lives. The boys of summer play double headers. Concert musicians sometimes have two concerts and frequently have double rehearsals on the same day. In baseball, there’s a crowd every time the team plays. Not so for orchestras, which have audiences for concerts but not for rehearsals. But the time and effort, as well as the wear and... Read More
Posted by Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk at Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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