Community Concerts Dropout

Confession: I don’t like classical music. There, I said it.   

I was on the phone today with a childhood friend and the topic of symphonies and classical music came up.  We grew up in a small, rural town and there wasn’t much culture for us to be exposed to.   

When community concerts brought the big city symphony to town, our parents would dutifully take us to hear the music.  

I never enjoyed these concerts.  I found them boring.  It’s not too surprising for a kid to feel this way.  But I figured once I was an adult I would feel differently.  

Well, I’m an adult.  But it hasn’t happened.  Yes, I appreciate it.  But I admit I wouldn’t choose to listen to it.  

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