Earlier this week I accompanied the spring choral concert for East Cobb Middle School, which is across the street from Wheeler High School in Marietta.
I only accompany school choirs once a twice a year these days, but I always like it because I enjoy the kids and it’s a very different skill set then playing for weddings and parties — or even accompanying musical theater.
One of the songs the kids sang for the concert was “We are the World.”
I’m a huge Simpsons fan, so the minute I saw this, and then started playing it, I though of this Simpsons parody. It’s from one of my very favorite episodes “Radio Bart,” with Sting as a guest star. (The entire clip is good, but the funniest part is Krusty the Clown’s singing at around 1:08.)
The Simpsons — “Sending Our Love Down a Well”
So, during the chorus rehearsals and concert, while on the outside I looked very professional and serious, like this:
Inside, at times I was a little like this: