Daily Archives: January 1, 2012

New Year’s Resolution

On a cold January morning 5 years ago at a Metro station in Washington DC this man took out his violin and set up to busk.

Busker on the Washington DC metro


For about 45 minutes he played six pieces beginning with Chaconne by the legendary German composer Johann Bach. During that time, approximately 2,000 people passed by, most of them on their way to work.


People flowed by consumed by their day ahead, caught up in their own world. The occasional person paused for a few moments to listen but then raced on by. Continue reading