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I love this topic! I play in a string quartet with 3 other 30-something women. We found each other on Craig's List about 5 years ago. By day we are non-musical professionals and by night we are Merlot-sipping, Fugue-playing chamber music lovers.
Our communities thought they needed to be on good behavior when they were around classical music and they sure didn't seem too excited when we announced we were going to play a concert. Our solution? Well, get a keg, of course! and play in the back yard! We've officially been renamed the "Kegger Quartet." Needless to say, rowdy behavior is highly encouraged. It's been three years now since our first Quartet Kegger, and I know it has transformed my friend's feelings about "stuffy" classical music. It's hard to be serious when the people around you are yelling "Kegger" during an intense crescendo or a grand pause!!!
Katie Pugh, Portland OR
posted 2 years, 10 months ago
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