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Elisa (Bitsy) Laney
Tenor Saxophone
Farmers Branch, Texas










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Personal Music History
I started piano at age 6, and in the 8th grade I started playing a baritone in the band. I have played a baritone sax in a church quartet and have played hand bells since college.

Statement About New Horizons Band
Why I joined New Horizons Band? I have always loved being in a band. Tom and I met in band in college. It is fun getting to be in a band together again.

Other Personal Information
NAMES OF BANDS THAT I'VE PLAYED IN:
Merkel Badger Band, Merkel, Texas- baritone
Merkel High Stage Band-bari sax
McMurry College-Abilene Texas- baritone
McMurry College handbell choir
Abilene Philharmonic-percussion
Chapel Hill Methodist- saxophone quartet- bari sax
Chapel Hill Handbell choir
Bell Tones Handbell choir
New Horizons Dallas- orchestra bells, tenor sax
Town North Band - tenor sax


MOST INTERESTING GIG YOU'VE PLAYED IN:
Played the calliope in parades in college

THE DAY JOBS I HAD THAT SUPPORTED MY MUSIC HABIT:
Biology and earth science teacher

WHERE I'VE LIVED MOST OF MY LIFE:
Farmers Branch, TX

WHAT I LIKE TO DO WHEN I'M NOT MAKING MUSIC:
Travel, have fun with friends family and GRANDKIDS. Go to performances and art museums.

OTHER:
Go to band camps around the country with Tom. It completes the circle since we met sitting beside each other in Band in college.