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Merry Spohnheimer
Bb Clarinet, Piano
Carrollton, Texas










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PERSONAL MUSIC HISTORY

• Junior high and high school band
• 12 years with Dallas New Horizons Band*

BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN

• Town North Concert Band
• New Horizons Band Dallas*

CAREER/RETIREMENT HIGHLIGHTS

• 2 years with Illinois State Water Survey as research meteorologist
• 8 years with Shell Oil Company as engineering assistant in production
• full time mother of 4* (retired)

FAMILY

• 4 children. All college graduates, all home owners and tax payers! 1 geologist working for the state of Texas, 1 mechanical engineer with Caterpillar, 1 CPA with Deloitte, and 1 physicist with L3 Technologies (defense contractor)
• 5 grandchildren
• 3 rescue fur babies, 5 rescue grand-fur babies!

INTERESTS/HOBBIES

• Animal rescue – I am a “retired” foster parent for animals in need and an active volunteer with Operation Kindness
• Quilting/sewing

OTHER

• Frequent trips to our farm (300 acres) in southeast Iowa