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     January 14, 2019      #43-14 PB1 0
Caleb Haak, 8, high fives musician Andie Sanders, of Rochester, while trying out a saxophone during the Rochester Symphony’s “Honk Squeak Scratch Boom!” event Saturday at Mayo High School. The event gave children in fourth to sixth grade the opportunity to try out at least 10 different instrum
Kids give a toot during hands-on music experience
Kids give a toot during hands-on music experience

By Emily Cutts

There might not be a more aptly named event than Honk, Squeak, Scratch, Boom! But it could just as easily be called Excitement, Frustration, Fun, Joy!

For 8-year-old Caleb Haak, the afternoon started off by rocking his first attempt at playing the alto saxophone.

“I like it. I like the sounds, and I like how my mouth fits on the mouthpiece,” Caleb said.

Listing off the other instruments he was planning on trying – trumpet and trombone – Caleb said he thinks the brass family would ...

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Emily is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. A Minnesota native, Emily worked at two newspapers in New England before returning to the Land of 10,000 Lakes in July 2018.