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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001125.txt from 1998/04

From: "Kevin Fay" <kevinfay@-----.com>
Subj: Re: klarinet-digest V2 #79
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 17:21:12 -0400

I thought Stanley Drucker played 1 year w/ Buffalo prior to the NY
Phil--if he was in Indianapolis before that, he must have been in
diapers. This would not surprise me if true.

kjf

----Original Message Follows----
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 09:34:36 -0500 (CDT)
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subject: Re: klarinet-digest V2 #79

On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Hat NYC 62 wrote:
> In a message dated 4/17/98 11:50: Jonathan Cohler 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.>>

Hat NYC 62 replied:
> 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.

An even bigger question, to finish responding to all of the claims
Jonathon made, how long did these people stay in those positions?? Was
it
five or ten years?

Roger Garrett
IWU

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