We have after all been asked if we want to play for the Walk for Hunger.
We have been doing this since 1999 or so, and I’d be sad to give it up, although since this is pretty late notice, we don’t really have time to
rehearse anything. Also, they have changed the route, and our usual
spot is a construction site, and the “invitation” didn’t say anything
about when or where, except that it is on May 1.
So here’s the deal:
- We’ll be mostly playing recorders, and using tried
and true recorder arrangements.
- If everybody who wants to come can also rehearse on Tuesday,
April 26, we’ll run through some stuff to see what works; otherwise,
we’ll sight read in public.
- There’s no requirement for signing up except that you should
be a decent sight reader. Obviously, it doesn’t make that much sense
to do it unless you can stay for a decent amount of time, but there’s
no requirement to stay for the whole time, whatever that ends up
being. (In the recent past, it’s been 10am to 3pm.)
It really can be a lot of fun, and I doubt that anyone on this
list very often gets the opportunity to play for as many 10’s of
thousands of people that this would be.
So let me know if you want to do it. If I don’t get a critical
mass by Wednesday, I’ll tell them we can’t do it this year. Also tell
me whether you’d be able and willing to come to a rehearsal from 8-10
pm on April 26.