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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000369.txt from 1997/12

From: Jennifer Rose McKenna <>
Subj: Re: Student Level Clarinets
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 09:09:09 -0500

i agree with that--they have to learn that instruments are to
be handled with care.

jennifer mckenna
university of north texas
clarinet concentration/music ed major
On Sun, 07 Dec 1997 20:32:59 -0500 Bill Hausmann <>
> At 06:29 PM 12/7/97 -0600, Roger Garrett wrote:
> >I was fortunate in that both my parents were music educators and when I
> >left the ivory palace of U. of Michigan, I was prepared for the twenty
> >school owned instruments that all needed overhauls at the school at which
> >I worked. In fact, one three valve baritone was absolutely flat as a
> >pancake....someone had run over it with a car and just put it back in the
> > one held him responsible.
> And that is exactly the problem! Students who use school instruments MUST
> be held responsible for damage, or else every manner of careless damage
> will occur. Unfortunately, the irresponsible ones seldom treat their own
> property any better, so you can't use that as as example of how to treat
> school property. So hitting them in the pocketbook after the fact may be
> the only way to get the lesson across. Of course, if they learn too
> quickly, it will cost me business!
> Bill Hausmann
> 451 Old Orchard Drive
> Essexville, MI 48732
> ICQ UIN 4862265
> If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.

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