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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000465.txt from 1997/12

From: Jennifer Rose McKenna <jrm0013@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Student Level Clarinets
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 11:54:53 -0500

i really don't believe what i'm hering!! its really not that hard to take care of thousands of
dollars when its all in one package!!

jennifer mckenna
jrm0013@-----.edu
university of north texas
clarinet concentration/music ed major

On Tue, 09 Dec 1997 07:43:03 CST SEAN TALBOT
<talbotse12@-----.edu> wrote:
> Jennifer......I wouldn't call you spoiled......just to the contrary.....it
> is unfortunate that only music majors play the instraments because that
> indicates that either non-music major aren't interested there OR not
> welcome. Most places the ensambles are open to everyone no matter if it
> is audition or not. Now the majors have a great advantage because of
> their constant involvement in music, but occasionally a non-major still
> gets into an audioned ensemble because they have practiced a tad more than
> someone else. Non-majors add good things to a music program even if it is
> just in the marching band or concert band. The greatest study groups form
> out of our marching band because all interests are represented. You struggle
> in biology.....there are biology majors in there to help you.....math...ask
> a math major to help.....and so on and so forth.
> Now we never hesitate to get good school instraments because majors or
> not...we take care of the instraments. Only war torn instraments are the
> marching band equipment. (yes we have white Vito Dazzelers to go with the
> uniforms) I would say that saying that you are spoiled because only majors
> get to play the instraments is a little short sighted and you don't know
> how nice it can be to involve the whole campus in music. I didn't think
> anything of it but than Roger Garrett agreed with you and I sat here shaking
> my head. Maybe we are spoiled to attract non-majors with very high skills
> who still have a love of music and former music majors don't mind playing
> with us still.
>
> Sean Talbot
> music education major
> Universtiy of Wisconsin - Whitewater
> talbotse12@-----.edu
> http://www.geocities.com/vienna/strasse/2859

   
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