Official: After 71 years, Jane is now the longest serving orchestral playermain
Slipped Disc’s exclusive list of longest serving orchestral players has finally seen a change at the top.
After four years and dozens of comments and contributions, someone has finally beaten Frances Darger’s 70 years in the violin section of the Utah Symphony.
This week marked the eighty-seventh birthday of Jane Little and her 71st year in the bass section of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She joined from high school in 1945 while the ASO was still a youth orchestra.
We’ve updated the ultimate list to acknowledge Jane’s remarkable longevity.