Also on-stage was an extra conductor mandatory due to Beethoven's hearing impairment. Turn Around and See What You Have Made One of the chorus members broke custom and moved towards Beethoven. Beethoven gave him a pitiless look but the chorus member endured softly turning him around. As Beethoven looked out into the onlookers, they started to rise in standing ovation. It is maintained that a single, little tear of joy slipped down the composer's cheek. It's also declared that another miniscule companion tear rolled down the cheek of the chorus member standing next to him.
Carol Shepley has been concerned with youths for over ten years and, as the parent of a teenager herself, understands the pressures placed on elders and youths today.