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Merry Spohnheimer
Clarinet
Carrollton, Texas










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NAMES AND LOCATIONS OF BANDS OR ORCHESTRAS THAT I'VE PLAYED IN:
I've only played in my high school - Central Lee in Argyle IA.

THE DAY JOBS I HAD THAT SUPPORTED MY MUSIC HABIT:
My musical day job was raising 4 children One played flute; one played bassoon; one played oboe and clarinet and still dances ballet and one plays cello, trombone and viola de gamba. All took piano lessons and I play piano, too.

WHERE I'VE LIVED MOST OF MY LIFE:
I grew up on a farm in Iowa and spent 10 years in Houston, but Carrollton has been my home for the past 27 years.

WHAT I LIKE TO DO WHEN I'M NOT MAKING MUSIC:
I spend a lot of time with my dogs and at the shelter or fostering puppies. I also do a lot of sewing and quilting.

OTHER:
I LOVE being a part of this band and am so thankful I was encouraged to join even though I hadn't touched my horn for nearly 40 years.