Just as Good

PHOTO PROMPT © Amanda Forestwood

“I’ve been asked to play for an all women’s orchestra,” Julia announced.

Her father looked startled.  “A women’s orchestra?” he exclaimed.

“Yes!  They needed a violinist. Isn’t it wonderful?”

Before he could reply, her brother, Julian chimed in, “A women’s orchestra?” he scoffed.  “Good heavens, what will they think of next?”

Julia glared at him.  “We’re just as good as men when it comes to conducting and playing music.”

Julian looked unconvinced. “That remains to be seen.”

“We’ll show you and all the other chauvinists,” Julia declared.   

The women’s orchestra played to sold out crowds worldwide and won several Grammys.

100 Words

This post is for the Friday’s Fictioneers hosted by  Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.  You can find this week’s prompt here. To read other stories or to participate, click here.

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