Re: Gig stories

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Ian White

Was in the pit for Guys & Dolls with one of my local amateur operatic groups. During the finale of the final performance the trombonist (miming) of the stage band got a bit excited & let go of the slide which flew into the pit & embedded itself in the side of one of the violins – if it had been a couple of inches to the right it would have ended up in the player instead.

I won’t tell the story of the wasp that did strike me or where – it wasn’t at a musical event so is not appropriate here. :)