But somehow, I don't worry that the folks who put on the Elementary School Concert we attended last night are going to be too concerned with my unauthorized recordings. So here it is, one hour and 15 minutes of concert, boiled down to a handful of audio clips. It sure was adorable watching the kids learn to manage their new instruments.
After a small false start, things really got going:
Wait for it...wait for it...yeah, you know that tune!
The 3rd Grade Chorus in action!
If this doesn't put you in the holiday spirit, I don't know what will:
And here's a 4th grade violin genius:
Quite the rendition of Hashivanu! Not bad, considering 99% of these kids have never heard Hebrew spoken.
And the final applause and farewell by the principal. Notice how we got a "Happy Holidays," and no "Merry Christmas." Got to love sensitive Arlington Schools.