Orchestra...5 minutes!: My crazy life in the Phoenix Symphony
This book follows the life of , Damien Shindelman and the bizarre series of events that shaped his unique personality and path to be coming a professional oboist. From his abusive grandmother, deplorable grade school years, to his early childhood adventures, his unique story is a cleverly woven saga that will leave you shocked, bemused, and openly laughing.
His jaded yet comical portrayals of all the instruments in the orchestra will give you a new perspective on life in the symphony orchestra. From fact to fiction, every instrument has it's roast, as well as the more interesting musicians in the ensemble.You will also be able to follow the history of the Phoenix Symphony with all its struggles, set backs, and triumphs, including all the varied conductors who have graced its stage over the past thirty years.
If you ever wanted to know the inside scoop on the Phoenix Symphony and the town itself, this is the book for you.
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Orchestra, 5 Minutes!: My Crazy Life in the Phoenix Symphony
Damien Michael Shindelman
Limited preview - 2010