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John Chew

'Heifetz As I knew Him' by Ayke Agus

November 25, 2006 at 3:21 AM

A funny thing happened at Thanksgiving last night. I was invited to have turkey with my upstairs neighbors. They are married and are both professional musicians. One's a professional violinist, and the other is a French horn player. Anyhow, I was scanning the books on their bookshelf and saw a copy of "Heifetz As I knew him" by Ayke Agus. I told them that I read the book over the summer (based on the recommendation of a member). And they then told me that they know her. My neighbors have actually started their own chamber orchestra and Ayke Agus is a member! Small world!

This was almost as cool as my meeting a member of the Guarneri String quartet at my church!

From Jim W. Miller
Posted on November 25, 2006 at 5:41 PM
You live in New York City. You can expect stuff like that. You must have recently moved there.
From Linda Lerskier
Posted on November 25, 2006 at 7:12 PM
NYC is just great isn't it?
From John Chew
Posted on November 26, 2006 at 7:55 PM
Hey Jim,
Actually NYC born and bred. It's just that I get out more these days.
From Donna Clegg
Posted on November 27, 2006 at 12:50 AM
Wow, I'm impressed and envious!

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