Every Child Has a Solo. Help Him Find It.

Thought I’d reblog since it’s end of year concert time.

Dr. Clark's Chronicles

I just got home from the final choir concert of my son Isaac’s high school career. It was incredible. He has been performing since fifth grade, and this was the best show of his I have ever seen. And as much as there is to say about the importance of the arts and how music must stay in every school, I want to talk instead about the freshmen choir. Image

The freshmen choir performed first tonight. They did a medley of songs from The Lion King, which was awesome.

About twelve kids had solos throughout the performance, and you could easily tell who the soloists were going to be even before they began. You could tell because they were the kids who looked like they had eaten bad fish. They had that “please don’t let me die on stage” look. Sheer terror.

But as each student finished the solo, the…

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