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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000897.txt from 2002/06

From: Richard Bush <>
Subj: Re: [kl] wiseman cases and flying
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 15:32:48 -0400

Dear Bionic Nancy,

Take the clarinet. You'll be sorry if you don't. You already
are prepaired to get yourself through....the clarinet should
be a breeze!

Have a GREAT time!!!!

Nancy Buckman wrote:

> I have been debating whether or not to take my clarinets with me to try
> mouthpieces because of the 9-11 thing. I just spoke to the folks at
> IcelandAir (my carrier) and was assured that it would not be a problem.
> I was told I will be expected to open the case for inspection and it
> might even be x-rayed too, but that it can be taken as a carry-on. I'm
> still not certain about taking them though. I have a metal jaw and
> ankle that cause all kinds of trouble when passing through security. I
> have to present a note from my physician every time I fly. That's bad
> enough without having to go through an instrument frisking too. Dan, I
> know you are performing and don't have a choice. Any suggestions pro or
> con?
> Nancy (who is so looking forward to my cool stopover in Reykjavik - it's
> 100 in the shade outside!)
> Nancy Buckman
> Principal Clarinet / Orchestra AACC
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