Topic: In 2008 Flooding CedarRapids,IA Last Sym Instrument Saved was Contra

The Cedar Rapids newspaper is doing some feature articles about the flooding that overwhelmed their town 10 years ago.  In the article below the rescue of it and other instruments of Orchestra Iowa are mentioned.
http://www.thegazette.com/epic-rebirth/ … i-20180610
"""He (timpanist Alan Lawrence) was ready to carry out a box of lights when he checked beneath the chairs and spotted a contrabassoon. The $25,000 instrument was the last one he rescued before he was told to evacuate."""

He was ready to carry out a box of lights when he checked beneath the chairs and spotted a contrabassoon.

The $25,000 instrument was the last one he rescued before he was told to evacuate.

Last edited by delmar (2018-06-14 18:08:21)

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Re: In 2008 Flooding CedarRapids,IA Last Sym Instrument Saved was Contra

Hi Delmar. I think that's an incorrect link.

Here's the correct one:

http://www.thegazette.com/epic-rebirth/ … i-20180610

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Re: In 2008 Flooding CedarRapids,IA Last Sym Instrument Saved was Contra

Thanks Will!

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