769. Playful Performance: a meditation and kid’s tale

Clara Clarinet is about to perform in her first concert, but she has a bit of stage fright.

Narrator: Male

Story Begins: 3:48

Playful Performance Excerpt:

Clara the clarinet was snug in her velvety case, feeling a gentle sway as her little girl carried her. Clara had been a part of her little girl’s life for a while now, sharing music lessons and practicing at home together. But today was no ordinary day; it was a day Clara had been awaiting for a long time. Today was her very first concert with her little girl.

Clara’s heart fluttered with excitement as they made their way to the concert. At last, the gentle swaying came to a halt, and Clara’s case popped open, revealing her little girl’s beaming face. Clara couldn’t help but beam back with delight. Her little friend was dressed in a pretty black dress, and with great care, she lifted Clara from her cozy case. Clara saw that they were in the music room. It was filled with all sorts of instruments, from shiny trumpets to elegant violins, and even some gleaming saxophones. The room buzzed with excitement as young musicians, like Clara’s little girl, got ready for their big performance.

Today’s Meditation: Imagine floating on a cloud, and relax into the feeling of lightness.

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