Classical Smile

Photos by Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
Evangeline Lampert of Jasper, 5, was first in line to try the violin during the musical instrument petting zoo at the Jasper Public Library annex building on Tuesday afternoon. Evangeline played with a smile on her face the entire time Rafaela Schaick of Jasper instructed her. The musical instrument petting zoo introduced children to various string,  percussion, woodwind and brass instruments along with the opportunity to play them.


Gage Lehrman of Jeffersontown, Ky., 3, left, danced as Schaick played the ukelele during the musical instrument petting zoo. Gage is visiting his grandmother, Jayne Jahn, in Jasper for the summer.


Grayson Olsen of Jasper, 3, mimicked the sounds of the trumpet during the musical instrument petting zoo. Grayson comes from a musical family and wants to play the violin and tuba.


As Rory Dills of Jasper, 4, left, danced around with two tambourines, Benson Seng of Jasper, 1, shook a pair of maracas with his brother Cole, 4, right, during the musical instrument petting zoo.


Lorri Siekman of Huntingburg hugged Alyson Hickey of Huntingburg, 6, to show she was proud of her for trying the trumpet during the musical instrument petting zoo.

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