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N.B. Youth Orchestra posts masterful clapback to car ad that rubbed them the wrong way

Infiniti commercial depicts parent drowning out sound of daughter's youth orchestra from inside SUV

New Brunswick Youth Orchestra president Ken MacLeod appears in a video the organization made in direct response to a commercial released by car maker Infiniti. (New Brunswick Youth Orchestra)

Infiniti commercial depicts parent drowning out sound of daughter’s youth orchestra from inside SUV

The New Brunswick Youth Orchestra has a message for automobile manufacturer Infiniti.

If they needed musicians who knew how to play, “they should have called us.”

It’s a message straight from orchestra president Ken MacLeod during a 60-second video his organization released on Wednesday in response to a commercial by Infiniti, which he says perpetuates a “tired old stereotype” about young musicians. Full story.

Aidan Cox (CBC) / April 22, 2022

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