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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000274.txt from 1998/03

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: Band Policies (was Marching Band)
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 1998 14:42:17 -0500

At 06:45 PM 3/4/98 -0600, Dee Hays (I think) wrote:
>Unless you can point to an objective system of measuring this, the director
>will always be accused of favoritism. We had "blind" challenges. Each of us
>took a number (1 or 2), played into a reel-to-reel recorder in that order and
>then turned the tape into the director. He then posted the tape ID and
>of the winner within a day or two.
This is considerably more fair than the system I have seen where the
challenges are played in class and the students vote! Turns it into a
popularity contest, even with the director having veto power. You can lose
the challenge AND be humiliated in front of all your peers in one easy step!

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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