Charles Kiker Amarillo

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Charles Kiker Amarillo - CHARLES KIKER, who directs the band out at...
CHARLES KIKER, who directs the band out at Amarillo College, is one of those fellows who isn't happy unless he is waving his In front of a group of enthusiastic musicians, with the oomp-pahs coming out loud and in -vmppy cadence. Moreover, he believes that, no community ought to be without a band for parades. ,ark concerts, picnics nnd the like. That is why Mr. Kiker has trying to promote a civic band, built around Ills college group. There are, he says, enough band musicians in Amarillo to form n good 50-picce outfit. The musicians' union, the Philharmonic orchestra, the school board and other organ- izations have given their blessing. All that's needed, says Band Lead- er Kiker, is for the musicians to show up for rehearsal. He'd like them to get in touch w i t h at the college. ·V- -f. if. i MR. K I K K K BELIEVES he arrange things so that such a b ·voulant cost anybody anything "I'd like to keep the" money out of it." he insists. Which is a worthy resolve for any music di- rector, and should win the plaudits of all our civic organizations. As to uniforms, Mr. Kiker says hcs ullling lo leave that to body else. We t h i n k he sneaking suspicion thai If he can Jft up a danrl, civic pride will demand uniforms and provide Ihe means,

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  1. Amarillo Daily News,
  2. 31 Mar 1950, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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