Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Music Talent Night Preparations

After last years very successful "Stand Up Comedy Night" I am making preparations for "Music Talent Night". As you may know a group of my friends got together and created our own stand up comedy routines (all original content). It far exceeded my expectations in the quality of the routines and I think everyone had a great time.

Well next is Music Talent Night. In preparation I will probably have to get back into shape to play something on the trumpet, but I have also ordered 5 recorders for a couple of group routines.

Having a decent musical background (combined with the fact that my class learned to play the recorder in 2nd grade) I was SHOCKED to find out that the recorder can play every note (including sharps and flats) for 3 octaves! It's a real musical instrument, not a toy. Which is pretty amazing considering they retail for $4.99, BTW - the recorders these days are translucent and come in blue, red, green, etc. You can also buy a tenor and bass recorder but they get pricey! I'll let you know more as we get closer to Music Talent Night this summer (we need a few months to prepare our acts!)

BTW - I believe we have someone who can play the saw as an instrument! Better put a hole in that wash tub (for a string bass!).


Karen said...

what a riot! you need to make a CD of the night's performances!

MrsJ said...

If you have not yet had your talent night, you may want to keep in mind that they also make alto, tenor, and bass recorders, though I don't think those come in fun colors...