Joel checked his watch. "Finally". He stepped onto the platform with a smile on his face. "Ladies & Gentlemen, boys & girls, children of all ages...sorry for the delay"! The audience laughed, but gasped as soon as the cue released the animals trainers & their animals.
"Long after the toys of childhood are forgotten, the gift of music will remain."
"Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without." -Confucius
"To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable." -Bethoven