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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000942.txt from 1998/04

From: Hat NYC 62 <HatNYC62@-----.com>
Subj: Re: klarinet-digest V2 #79
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 19:19:06 -0400

In a message dated 4/17/98 11:50:55 AM, you wrote:

<<That's preposterous. And every student with whom I've ever spoken, along
with most of the famous principal players in the world (who virtually all
got jobs at young ages when they had no resumes) would disagree with you.>>

Most of those you seem to be indicating did win jobs at young ages. . .WITH
SMALL ORCHESTRAS

Larry Combs - New Orleans
Harold Wright - Dallas Symphony (at the time a very small orchestra)
Burt Hara - Alabama Symphony
Ricardo Morales - Florida Symphony
Bill Hudgins - Charleston Symphony
Richie Hawley - Charleston Symphony
Dan McKelway - Grand Rapids Symphony
Stanley Drucker - Indianapolis Symphony (again, not what it is today)
Tom Martin - Alabama Symphony
Diana Haskell - Buffalo Symphony
Peter Hadcock - Buffalo Symphony
Richard Peck - San Diego Symphony
Mark Nuccio - Savannah, Florida Orchestra, and Denver

Of course there are exceptions, there always are. Did your student take any of
the auditions held in the past year? If she did and was a finalist, that
should have been on the resume. Making audition finals does mean something to
orchestra commitees. Winning a solo competition they have never heard of (only
clarinet players will know about ICS) means zero, trust me.

   
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