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May 14, 2009


Eric Lemmon

This is hilarious! I remember he conducted for the NYU symphony orchestra when I was a freshman. A very old-school conductor, verbally abusive and intimidating. Our program wasn't so hot back then so we had wonderful things said to us, "I know you hate me, but I hate you too." etc. Needless to say the orchestra was incredibly demoralized after that and played terribly even though he was skilled with the baton. I hope he doesn't treat the Boston Youth Symphony like he did us, as it would be a great way to drive talented musicians out of the field...

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