ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 05, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Interlochen, Michigan: Beth Nissen) Dying out of low brass instruments like the tuba featured; scenes shown of kids playing these instruments. [Tuba student Kit BURKE - comments.] [University of Michigan band director Eric BECHER, Interlochen music group spokesperson Edward DOWNING - worry about tuba shortages.] [Tubist Harvey PHILLIPS - says tuba is expensive.] Impact of school music program cutbacks on tuba player development noted. [Tubist Ray. STEWART - comments.] [BURKE - comments on tuba's role.] John Philip Sousa's "Stars and Stripes" played with and without tubas.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.