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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000477.txt from 1996/04

From: Steve Fowler <sfowler@-----.COM>
Subj: Re: female clarinetists
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 1996 23:31:11 -0400

> Hello everyone. As you may or may not know, I run a web page for
> clarinetists. Well, today I got an email from an elementary school
> teacher with this question:
>
> >Hi, I'm an elementary school librarian and I have a fifth grader
> >who needs to have a SHORT bio of a woman who makes her living
> >playing clarient.
>
> Can anyone help me to help this woman? Perhaps Thea King? Janet
> Hilton?
>
> Thanks,
> Christopher Rohrs

Christopher,

One thing that you might mention is that a lot of women play
professioally in the various service bands in the DC area. One woman
that I know is at the US Naval Academy. She is the solo clarinetist,
(not concertmaster... she does not have the rank yet for that!)her
name is Linda Reeves. She is a wonderful player. Bio info may be
obtained from:

US Naval Academy Band
USNA
Annapolis, MD 21402

(410) 293-3282

Sometimes it's cool for students to understand that not all people who
make their living playing are in the major orchestras.

Good luck, and thanks for the Web sight.

Steve
Steve Fowler (sfowler@-----.com)

   
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