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I Was a High School Band Geek. [View all] MineralMan Feb 2020 OP
⭐️⭐️⭐️K&R⭐️⭐️⭐️ spanone Feb 2020 #1
Another band geek here. CrispyQ Feb 2020 #2
I was a clarinet player for the first two years. MineralMan Feb 2020 #6
Could have made it pay off.......... MyOwnPeace Feb 2020 #30
It was one of the things I considered doing, MineralMan Feb 2020 #34
I as a clarinet player too. Always wanted an oboe or, better yet, a Sax. Hoyt Feb 2020 #51
Sax. Oboe is a PITA. MineralMan Feb 2020 #57
so, tell us about camp dweller Feb 2020 #3
What happens at band camp stays at band camp... MineralMan Feb 2020 #7
You and me both. DinahMoeHum Feb 2020 #4
Right back at you! MineralMan Feb 2020 #9
How many of us were in Student Council? Walleye Feb 2020 #5
I was, for three years. MineralMan Feb 2020 #8
I can so relate...theatre and chorus geek here! unitedwethrive Feb 2020 #10
The teen years are challenging, for sure. MineralMan Feb 2020 #11
Yepper, Wellstone ruled Feb 2020 #12
Yikes. And that was before plastic mouthpieces, probably. MineralMan Feb 2020 #14
Had the plastic one Wellstone ruled Feb 2020 #17
Another Band geek here! redstatebluegirl Feb 2020 #13
Hmm...Looks like a lot of us are here... MineralMan Feb 2020 #15
I don't think it is :-). redstatebluegirl Feb 2020 #16
It always seemed to me that the band members were fairly MineralMan Feb 2020 #19
Our band director was one of the most dedicated, devoted teachers I ever had. Aristus Feb 2020 #23
Yes. Band was excellent training in many ways. MineralMan Feb 2020 #24
I was the geekiest of band geeks; I played the tuba. Aristus Feb 2020 #18
Look up at my post #19. MineralMan Feb 2020 #20
I was not only a band geek Freddie Feb 2020 #21
That's a wonderful story. Thanks! MineralMan Feb 2020 #22
Yes, a standout in a bunch of great stories. Hortensis Feb 2020 #43
I was in band, too Leith Feb 2020 #25
Sounds like a great school to go to. MineralMan Feb 2020 #28
Also a chorus geek...I got all the solos and found my tribe. Baltimike Feb 2020 #26
You'll all be shocked to learn that Mr. L was part of the Stoner/Midnight Movie crowd ... mr_lebowski Feb 2020 #27
Ah, one of those, eh? MineralMan Feb 2020 #29
Well, I'm actually on the straight and narrow these days, but I tell ya what ... mr_lebowski Feb 2020 #31
Good to know. Actually, I stopped smoking it years ago. MineralMan Feb 2020 #32
That's very reasonable and practical of you ... mr_lebowski Feb 2020 #33
Add me to the band geek list MissMillie Feb 2020 #35
You're certainly part of the group! MineralMan Feb 2020 #38
I played French horn. Scrawny little 6th-grade me used to lug it home every day Recursion Feb 2020 #36
A good friend of mine played horn. She lived just a block away from MineralMan Feb 2020 #39
My youngest was, and still is, a band geek mcar Feb 2020 #37
Yes. Music can do that. MineralMan Feb 2020 #40
Quitting high school was one of the best decisions I've ever made. hunter Feb 2020 #41
I'm sorry you had that experience of high school. MineralMan Feb 2020 #42
:) But a very lucky fellow. Hortensis Feb 2020 #47
As was i brokephibroke Feb 2020 #44
I knew a couple of band members who doubled on both instruments. MineralMan Feb 2020 #45
I was a high school debate/math/science geek Gothmog Feb 2020 #46
I'll fly my band nerd flag with ya Mersky Feb 2020 #48
+100 MineralMan Feb 2020 #49
Hell, I'm still a Band Geek. TomSlick Feb 2020 #50
Community band Freddie Feb 2020 #56
Couldn't agree more. TomSlick Feb 2020 #63
I was never a band geek samplegirl Feb 2020 #52
My kiddo is a freshman.... MontanaMama Feb 2020 #53
You're right. Music teaches many things. MineralMan Feb 2020 #58
True story. My best friend of 60+ years was a "band geek." One football halftime his drum clip dameatball Feb 2020 #54
Creative problem solving. MineralMan Feb 2020 #60
I woud have been... handmade34 Feb 2020 #55
Yay You! MineralMan Feb 2020 #59
You got the poo flinging primitive cave dwellers brokephibroke Feb 2020 #61
They love me over there. MineralMan Feb 2020 #62
Band geek here too. mac56 Feb 2020 #64
Band geek (alto sax) and choir geek (alto me) Staph Feb 2020 #65
Band geek here, too....played clarinet bdjhawk Feb 2020 #66
I was a social leper in HS jcmaine72 Feb 2020 #67
I was a Jr. ROTC Geek and a Computer Geek. Zolorp Feb 2020 #68
Lots of great IT people were band geeks. Ilsa Feb 2020 #69
Yup. Music and logic skills go together well, I think. MineralMan Feb 2020 #70
All of my kids were first chair on their instruments. panader0 Feb 2020 #71
Wonderful! My parents, too, were tortured by MineralMan Feb 2020 #73
I was a choir geek in high school derby378 Feb 2020 #72
I was in the choir, too, both at school and at the church I attended. MineralMan Feb 2020 #74
This message was self-deleted by its author Iggo Feb 2020 #75
I was also in the choir in grade school Just_Vote_Dem Feb 2020 #76
Me, too. I was a boy soprano. When I was in sixth grade, MineralMan Feb 2020 #79
I dreamed of being a band geek. luvs2sing Feb 2020 #77
Kids with braces played the clarinet. We had lots of them. MineralMan Feb 2020 #78
I know. luvs2sing Feb 2020 #80
Band AND Latin! klook Feb 2020 #81
Nope Falcata Feb 2020 #82
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