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Stuff the IMC Shop Found Stuck in Band Instruments
Stuff the IMC Shop Found Stuck in Band Instruments 1. Hockey Puck (in Sousaphone) 2. Legos (in various instruments) 3. Old reeds (in Saxophone) 4. Mouthpiece cap (in Bari Sax) 5. Cleaning Swabs (in various instruments) 6. Petrified Banana (in Tuba) 7. Chang...
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First Instrument- Patty Scansy
What was Patty Scansy's First Instrument? When I was 5 years old, a neighbor
girl would let me play on her piano. 
Occasionally, she would give me a lesson.  When I was in second grade, I really wanted
to take piano lessons.  My parents were
hesitant becaus...
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First Instrument- Kevin Baker
What was Kevin Baker's First Instrument? "I started playing my first instrument- the drum set- in the 4th grade.  One of my older
brothers was in a band with his high school friends.  They practiced at
our house, so I got to watch and listen.  I was in awe ...
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First Instrument- Chuck Iken
What Chuck Iken's First Instrument? "Technically, when I was 4 or 5, my
great-grandmother had an old upright player piano (affectionately known in the
industry today as a “boat anchor” because of its extreme weight)  I used
to sit at the piano and pick out ...
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The Instrument that was in Demand before it Existed
What do the Serpent,
Ophicleide, Bass Horn, Russian Bassoon, Helicon, Bass Saxhorn and the
Sousaphone all have in common?  Give up?  They are all forms of what
we now call the tuba. The tuba is the
largest and lowest sounding member of the brass family as w...
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Time to dance, Trish, it’s the Clarinet Polka!
Author: Pat Scasny- IMC Representative, Retired Green Bay Public School Instrumental Music Teacher While I was growing up, many Saturday nights were spent at
a relative’s wedding reception.  The
highlight of the reception was the dance that followed the usu...
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Meet Erich
Meet Erich Rusch- Co-Owner, Repair Technician, Rental  Manager, Road Representative and IT Manager Q. Where did you go to school?  A.  I attended the University of
Wisconsin-Stevens Point where I graduated with a B.A. in Music and a Psychology
minor. I then...
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Is That a Violin? No, It's the Viola!
Author: Pat Scasny- IMC Representative, Retired Green Bay Public School Instrumental Music Teacher If you have attended orchestra concerts, you may have
noticed that the violins are usually seated to the left of the conductor’s
podium, the cello section is ...
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Double Your Rebate This Saturday!
Music, Food, Fun and Savings Double Your Rebate- One Day Only!! SATURDAY December 7, 10am - 4pm If you or your child are ready to move up to a step-up or professional band instrument, NOW is the time to do so. Instrumental Music Company is offering their lo...
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Meet Annette
Meet Annette-    Customer Service Specialist/Road Representative Q. Where did you go to school?  A. I have a B achelor of Music from St. Norbert College and a  Master of Music from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Q. What is your favorite instrument? A.  ...
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