How Do You Get to Merkin Hall?

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How does one get to Merkin Hall? If it’s the same way you get to Carnegie Hall, the answer is, “Practice, practice, practice”. But, as I spotted on a sign in the lobby of Merkin recently, you could simply, conveniently, “forget” to silence your cell phone and Presto! A guaranteed performance in front of a New York City audience.  If you happen to be a bassoonist, that is.

3 thoughts on “How Do You Get to Merkin Hall?

  1. This is funny and clever and probably does make people turn off their phones. I love these kind of signs. Remember Mayor Koch’s administration had a no parking sign that said “Don’t even think about parking here!”

    • Me too! And I always appreciate it when one of these (now routine) announcement is especially creative. I thought this one was unique, and I wondered if anyone had taken them up on their “offer.”

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