Music: Baby Bands

New Yorkers who crowded into the Greenwich Presbyterian Church one night last week had trouble believing their eyes and ears. On the platform 20 small children, several of them only two, the oldest seven, were giving a concert. They sat on tiny red chairs, played on violins so small that they looked like toys. But the instruments were real and so was the music that the New York Baby Orchestra made. Round Monte Collins was so young and unsteady that he kept falling off his chair. Little Marie ("Peewee") Jarecki, her hair...

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