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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000828.txt from 2002/05

From: Glen Shannon <>
Subj: Re: [kl] quotes and such - a short (true) story
Date: Fri, 31 May 2002 16:48:43 -0400

I thought that only happened to recorder players!
-Glen in sunny San Francisco

>A former student of mine is finishing her BA in Business
>Administration. She kept studying clarinet until age 22 because she
>wanted to. No professional goals, just interest. But she was talking
>to a group of, say, eight of her school chums about this and that,
>including musical instruments. When she mentioned that she played the
>clarinet, the others in the group said, "Ha! Clarinet. What does that
>one look like, anyway?" It turned out that she was the only person in
>the group who knew what a clarinet was.
>These are the achievers, the national leaders of tomorrow.
>But it's a lovely day in sunny Reykjavik, and they are playing Les
>Noces on the Arts Festival tonight.


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