Wednesday 18 September 2019

Railroad conductor became choral conductor and serenaded his train with the help of Yale Glee Club

Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

When life hands you the Yale Glee Club, make music.

A railroad conductor decided to try his hand at choral conducting for the second time last week when he realised the Yale Glee Club were on board his train.

Bob McDonough (54),whose great grandparents were from Ireland, conducted the group on a train journey last year and they came back for an encore.

“By chance, last Friday, I had to jump on the local train, because the train I was supposed to be on didn't run. One of the conductors looked out and said, that there was a big group on the platform that looked like my Glee Club friends,” Mr McDonough told

“They all laughed when they saw me, and I said ‘What are the chances?’ I asked it they wanted to do another carol and they said yes.

"They decided on "In the Bleak mid winter" I posted it and its made the local news and has about 47k views now”.

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