Charles Barnes: Clarinet
How did you hear about/find us?
I saw a flyer on the wall just before leaving the Filling Station right around December 2017.
What is your musical background/history?
Playing Clarinet since my Sophomore year in High School.Took lessons from age 15-21. Played in the UAB pep band for 3 years and that was before there was a football program there. Performed for all the home Basketball games at the Bham Civic Center.
What is your favorite "band song" to play/conduct?
Hard to say but love so many songs we have played.
What do you do when you are not playing music?
Working in the yard and walking for exercise. I love my job and have worked at Spire-Alabama aka ALAGASCO for 31 years. Plan to retire in April of this year.
What type of animal/breed of dog/cat/bird/fish/other etc…. best reflects your personality and why?
My Cat is my favorite animal
What is your superpower?
My superpower is growing superfood Blueberries!
Tell us something fun! You know, like "That one time at band camp..." Or elsewhere. (funny anecdote/story/amazing coincidence/hidden talent/celebrity encounter, etc...)?
When I went skiing for a whole week at Breckinridge, CO with my entire family back in 1996.