New Horizons Bands of Northern New York

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Alex Neubert
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Barbara Fenton
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Bob Platte
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Bonnie Danis
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Carol Neubert
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71 years old
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The New Horizons Band of Northern New York and my clarinet playing began together. From the fall of 2009 to the fall of 2014 I improved my clarient playing while the band grew from fumbling through Hot Cross Buns to giving concerts around the North Country. It was a wonderful experience that opened opportunities for music making and socializing that I would not have had any other way. Then, in September 2014, we moved to Massachusetts. It has been a good move EXCEPT that I terribly miss being part of NHBNNY. It was an experience and relationship that I will never be able to replicate. Thank you, NHBNNY.



Carol and Walt Kissam
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We are retired teachers - Walt taught science and Carol taught English. Walt is learning the baritone and had played clarinet in high school. Carol is learning the cornet and plays violin and viola. 



Cherie Baker
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60 years old
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Married to Steve, raised four boys, never worked long enough to retire from any job, enjoying music now by playing handbells, saxophone, clarinet and percussion.



Eileen Raymond
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I played the clarinet throughout my high school years. Now that I am reitred from SUNY Potsdam, I decided to pick it up again. I have really enjoyed making music with everyone in New Horizons since I joined.



Ellen
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 I started out in 4th grade playing flute...the only choice I had since I was told no Reed Insturments, and I had braces so brass was out, continued playing for the past 50+ years by myself. Joined NHB to get back to playing with others. Decided on taking trombone as well as flute to give myself a challenge. I really enjoy playing both, and plan to continue playing both.

I was a school bus driver, left that position when we moved here in 1999, returned to college (SUNY Canton) graduated with a Business Degree, now I sit home and play with Teddy Bears (my business is 'EmBears) I also teach classes for the American Red Cross. My husband & I travel during the summer on our motorcycles...the only way to travel.



Karen Washburn
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"obsessed Oboe"



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Mark Josephs
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Pat Pell
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76 years old

RJF
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Ron Berry
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69 years old
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Theresa Witmer
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pat fay
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I live in Massena, NY and play the french horn.



Dianne Morrison
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Jean Hantz
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67 years old
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I played a little piano in my youth but never had the opportunity to learn a band instrument.  After my  4 tumpet lessons I have new respect for all trumpet and brass players!  I have not learned enough as of yet to join in on band practice but I hope to in the 2nd half of the year.  

In July of this year I retired from St. Lawrence County/Department of Social Services.  I was happy to retire but miss the people.  I hope to volunteer and or work part time in the future. In the meantime I have the challenge of the trumpet to keep me busy.




Jim Murray
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71 years old