YouTube of a Japanese High School Concert Band

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YouTube of a Japanese High School Concert Band

Post by Bandmaster » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:43 am

This video is just plain scary! What do they feed these kids? Danse Folatre by Claude T. Smith. :shock:

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Re: YouTube of a Japanese High School Concert Band

Post by Psalm 56 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:51 am

Thank you for reminding me (and one other) that young ADULTS (24 years ago I was reminded "they (students) are young adults." Today - "they're just kids") can accomplish amazing things!! This video reminds of the SLAVA video by elementary school students!! AWESOME!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAfy5e6uXs8

You may have even shared this video, as well.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

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