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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000601.txt from 2000/04

From: "Kevin Callahan" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Doubling?
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 08:02:23 -0400

>From: Bill Hausmann <>
>Subject: Re: [kl] Doubling?
>Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 06:55:04 -0400
> >This has been a a lot of work in the practice department.
> >So then, if I go professional, the more instruments I play, the
> >more I get paid?
> >
>You get paid extra only if you are required to play more than one
>instrument on that particular gig, and even then, as has been discussed,
>the amount varies from place to place. This really only applies to
>professional, union-member-level stuff, of course. You may simply get more
>calls because you can cover more jobs playing one at a time (jobs
>requiring, in your case, EITHER trombone OR clarinet, since gigs requiring
>both would be few and far between!).

Ah. I see now. I'm thinking of majoring in music education actually,
but I guess that would still give me the qualifications to go pro if
I wanted to.

> >Doubling? Have to mention that to my H.S. band director...
> >
>I'm sure you can talk him into paying you 20% more than he pays you now.

I bet you I can get him to give me 50% more than he's paying me now.

Kevin Callahan
I used to get paid for one class and then they stopped...
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