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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000346.txt from 1998/03

From: Rich & Tani Miller <>
Subj: Re: MARCHING BAND - THE END (hopefully)
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 1998 14:43:29 -0500

Just curious, what band?

CkSlurpee wrote:

> Ok, I have heard enough. I have read a ton of e-mails that suggest that
> Marching Band is not a sport and it doesn't make you a better musician. Well,
> that is definatly not true. I am a sophmore and this was my first year as a
> marcher. It was the single hardest thing I have ever done in my life! We
> trained everyday after school from 2:45 to 5:45 from August 11th (YES, BEFORE
> SCHOOL STARTED!) until when the season ended at the ATLANTIC COAST
> CHAMPIONSHIPS on November 8th. We worked our butts off and we got what we
> deserved! We got out of 8 performances, including ACC's, 3 first places, 3
> seconds, 1 third and 23rd at Acc's. Now that is 23rd out of ALL of the
> Marching Bands in the Atlantic region from North Carolina to Maine! That is
> good. And we also got a ton of speciality awards like best music, got that 7
> times!, and best band front. So the next time you think everyone in Marching
> Band is a wus or anything, remember this!
> Later all
> Sharon Rice, a clarinetist for 7 years

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