French Horn Player Turns Delta Air Lines Hold Music into Impromptu Concert During Lengthy Wait Time

Maria D’Ambrosio, a French Horn player for the past 16 years, currently playing with the Bozeman and Helena symphonies in Montana. She called into Delta Air lines and was greeted with all too familiar jazzy hold music we’ve all become accustomed to. The song is “My Time to Fly” by Harriet Goldberg. Rather than simply waiting, Maria broke our her French Horn and played along to the tune.

I reached out to Maria who said “I’ve done a lot of arranging in the past, and have also done a lot of transcribing be year, so this was a fun way to pass the time, and it was fun to share that with an online audience.

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