Why I Did A Competitive Amateur Musical for 4 Years—”It’s Makin’ Music Time”

In Henderson, TN there exists a private Christian college called Freed-Hardeman that once a year engages in an extravagantly amateur school-pride-boosting “performance art” tradition called “Makin’ Music“.  If that rings a bell for you, keep reading.  If it does not, you probably won’t get the rest of this.

In this competitive musical extravaganza, 4-7 social clubs (the sober, co-ed alternative to frats and sororities) design a 7-minute musical number suited for small children, the elderly, tools, people with a permanently sunny disposition, and alumni who forget that they graduated to start a career and a family twelve years ago.
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