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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000262.txt from 2002/06

From: "D. Blumberg" <>
Subj: [kl] re: teaching the students of today
Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2002 08:55:21 -0400

To me, the community band should be for High School Graduates as
current High School Students can still play in their band which is a
sort of community band for younger players. I think that having an age
limit of 30 or 50 is really, really bad as there is much talent on
both spectrums that is left out by their silly limitations.
Both are ridiculous to me. As long as the players have the point of
view of the conductor, then all goes smoothly ;)

David Blumberg

From: (William Wright)
Subject: Re: [kl] Teaching the 'students' of today

<><> Bill Hausmann wrote:
However, the constitution of our band expressly limits membership to
those OUT OF high school.

Our community band limits membership to "50 years or older." Tony
posted that the school where he teaches in the summer requires "under

I suppose that each of these limts is an effort to gather players who
are more likely to have a similar point of view.

Good? Or bad?


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