SoMMA Camp Book 2001
SoMMA makes a book of all our wackiest and dearest memories each year. Here is the Online Edition of the 2001 SoMMA camp book!
In the Book of good and bad things....
Band rehearsal with Dr. Martin = good
Band rehearsal at 0800 hours = bad
The famous Barefoot Tin Can Ensemble = good
Nobody laughing when the ensemble tried to "tune" their cans = bad
Good food in the cafeteria = good
Sharing it with soccer camp = bad
Scott the New Low Brass Counselor = good
No Sam = bad
Metronomes = good
Lava lamp = bad
Bass Clarinets = good
TRUMPETS!?! = bad (think of how Dr. Martin says these in rehearsal)
A fish named Oliver Sudden = good
A dead fish named Oliver Sudden = bad
No tuba music = bad
Fax machines = good
No beach day = bad
A trip to the mall = good
First day of band camp = good
26 auditions in a row = bad
Playing in Pat's percussion section = good
Dropping mallets at every rehearsal = bad
Mel's triumphant return to SOMMA = good
Mel being away from her kiddos = bad
TOP 10 ALTERNATIVES TO BEACH DAY
10. We could always have a 5 hour band rehearsal. (8 hours for the trumpets)
9. Check the intonation of the Barefoot Can Ensemble
8. Spend the day watching "ER"
7. Go to the mall and purchase a LIVE FISH
6. Attend the funeral of our beloved camp mascot.
5. Batten down the hatches in preparation for another impromptu hail storm.
4. Begin to restock the taco fixens for next year's taco night.
3. See how many clarinets and saxophones can fit into a one stall bathroom.
2. Practice all day with your very own Dr. Beat.
1. JOIN THE MARINES
Playing with the force
Laura's ultimate catch
clown car clarinets
Jasper was pushed
French horn flop
Oliver Sudden funeral procession
You'll thank me for this someday
Ben...the ultimate cheerleader
Oliver Sudden incarnate
Jeremy's timpani solo
Lava Lamp time
clarinet and saxophone bathroom brigade
Ben the living Ken doll
My favorite flavor is red.
We're all a little rhythmically challenged
No. Dr. BEAT!
18 guys, 52 girls?
stuffing people in the elevator
Price to attend SoMMA: $565.00
Rental per year: $75.00
1 etude book: $10.95
5 years of private lessons: $2,600.00
One week of music, good friends and fun at SOMMA = priceless
Did we really say that?
Dude, where's my card?
I hit homeruns everytime...maybe...probably not...actually I've never hit a homerun in my life!
Look, there's a cow in that tornado!
I don't burn, I tan!
As assignment? Is that legal?
Anger management didn't work for me.
It wasn't me! I had nothing to do with it!
She's the Empress from the Neverending Story.
Oliver Sudden died all of a sudden.
Is this my voice?
Wow, not too much gets by you, huh, buddy?
Hey, can I have your autograph?
Do you know the muffin man?
Jasper the Teddy Bear tried to commit suicide and he jumped out the window. -Brianne
I don't have any pants on. -Tiana
It's like an elevator, only with a toilet. -Ori
This is Chinese. -Ben
That sounded a little snarky, clarinets! -Laura
There is a big difference between snarfed and scarfed. -Laura
SoMMA CAMP BOOK 2000
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