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Kathryn (Kathy) Conway
Trumpet
Dallas, Texas










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PERSONAL MUSIC HISTORY

Played clarinet and oboe in Wellsboro, PA public schools from 4th to 12th grade
Learned piano and organ and performed as needed at church services starting in 1968
Marched clarinet in the Penn State Blue Band for three years
Played oboe in the Penn State Concert Band for four years
Have played in Penn State and SMU marching and alumni bands since 1985
Learned to play alto sax on my own
Played alto sax accompaniment as needed in church choir for six years
Joined a community concert band in 1993 playing alto sax and have been playing in concert bands ever since
Took lessons and switched to trumpet in 2008 and have continued playing trumpet

BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN

*New Horizons Band (Dallas, TX)
*Town North Concert Band (Dallas, TX)
*Heritage Band (Dallas, TX)
* SMU Spring Semester Band (Dallas, TX)
*John Walter Cape Community Band (Cape May, NJ)
*Congress Street Brass Band (Cape May, NJ)
*Lower Township Summer Band (Cape May, NJ)
Falls Church City Concert Band (Falls Church, VA)
Penn State Marching Blue Band
Penn State Concert Band

CAREER/RETIREMENT HIGHLIGHTS

*Retired Background Investigator for the CIA
IBM

FAMILY

David Conway, spouse
Donna (Conway) Washington, daughter (Norristown, PA)
Linda (Conway) Schrader, daughter (Austin, TX)

INTERESTS/HOBBIES

Volunteer in the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital gift shop and for special events
Genealogical research

OTHER

Among the first women to be admitted to the Penn State Marching Blue Band
Played clarinet and oboe in grade school and college, switched to alto sax after college, and in 2008 changed to trumpet, my Mother's horn