Viola player sticks with same orchestra for 71 years, earns world record - UPI.com

2022-12-02 20:44:22 By : Ms. Lisa Chou

Nov. 29 (UPI) -- An 86-year-old viola player in England was awarded a Guinness World Record after playing with the same orchestra for over 71 years. The record-keeping organization confirmed Ann Miller was the new record holder for longest career as a player for the same orchestra after playing viola for the Redhill Sinfonia in Surrey for 71 years and 194 days. Advertisement Miller, who is still active with the group, first played with the Redhill Sinfonia at age 14 and has now been with the organization for 73 seasons. Miller took the record from bass player Jane Little, who spent 71 years playing for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Read More Low fuel light leads North Carolina woman to $1M lottery prize Bear attacks inflatable Rudolph in California yard El Salvador town's 18-foot pupusa breaks world record Latest Headlines Odd News // 13 hours ago Home Depot workers track down owner of dropped $700 cash Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Employees at a Home Depot store in Tennessee worked together to track down the owner of $700 cash found in an envelope dropped in an aisle. Odd News // 14 hours ago Polar bear gives birth to twins at Ohio zoo Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The Toledo Zoo in Ohio announced the birth of twin polar bears, but the newborns won't be on public display until next year. Odd News // 14 hours ago Woman gives birth, wins $100,000 Powerball prize on the same day Dec. 1 (UPI) -- A North Carolina woman scored two jackpots in one day when she won a $100,000 Powerball prize just hours after giving birth to her daughter. Odd News // 14 hours ago 101-year-old message in a bottle found under toppled Manitoba statue Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Workers removing the base of a toppled statue in front of the Manitoba legislature discovered a 101-year-old message in a bottle decrying prohibition. Odd News // 15 hours ago Firefighters rescue cat stranded on roof for five days Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Firefighters in California came to the rescue of a cat that was stranded for five days on the roof of an apartment building. Odd News // 15 hours ago Man's treasure-hunting hobby led to heartwarming reunion after Hurricane Ian After Hurricane Ian's destruction, one man's hunt for treasure on Hammock Beach in St. Augustine led to a valuable discovery and a heartwarming journey amid the hurricane's aftermath. Odd News // 15 hours ago Escaped bull wanders through Australian suburb Dec. 1 (UPI) -- A bull escaped from its enclosure outside of Sydney, Australia, and surprised residents by wandering through a suburb. Odd News // 17 hours ago Flying broomstick illusion becomes TikTok's most-viewed video Dec. 1 (UPI) -- An online illusionist with a large social media following earned a Guinness World Record when one of his TikTok videos reached 2.2 billion views. Odd News // 20 hours ago Raccoon invades Texas school cafeteria Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Students and faculty members at a Texas high school were confronted with an unusual situation when a raccoon ran into the school's cafeteria. Odd News // 1 day ago 250 dancers break Guinness World Record in South Africa Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A group of 250 dancers broke a Guinness World Record for the largest amapiano dance in South Africa.

Nov. 29 (UPI) -- An 86-year-old viola player in England was awarded a Guinness World Record after playing with the same orchestra for over 71 years. Reunion Blues Bass Gig Bag

Viola player sticks with same orchestra for 71 years, earns world record - UPI.com

The record-keeping organization confirmed Ann Miller was the new record holder for longest career as a player for the same orchestra after playing viola for the Redhill Sinfonia in Surrey for 71 years and 194 days. Advertisement

Miller, who is still active with the group, first played with the Redhill Sinfonia at age 14 and has now been with the organization for 73 seasons.

Viola player sticks with same orchestra for 71 years, earns world record - UPI.com

Entry Level Violin Miller took the record from bass player Jane Little, who spent 71 years playing for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.