A few years ago, I had the honor of being a part of the USAF Heartland of America Band's Christmas show at the Holland Center.  At the end of the first half of the performance, I'd come out dressed as the conductor from The Polar Express, we'd invite all the kids to join me on stage, and I'd get to read the book to them while the band flawlessly performed the music.

Here's one of our rehearsals: