Just like me, T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII plays the bassoon

by CynthiaYockey on January 29, 2010

That’s how Iowahawk’s guest blogger this week knows Obama’s State of the Union address was a symphony:

In those astonishing 75 minutes that held an entire nation rapt, Mr. Obama transcended the earthly bounds of mere oratory; it was the music of Heaven itself, and only the language of music can sufficiently describe his sheer virtuosity. Luckily, music is a second language for me, having once played second bassoon ….

Front and back images of a Puchner bassoon

Front and back images of a Puchner bassoon. Puchner is a highly regarded bassoon manufacturer; their instruments are a joy to play.

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