Listen to Carol Jantsch being interviewed and playing Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun on Interlochen Public Radio.
Barbara Butler, trumpet
Yes Ma’am! Brass Band
- Kate “Low B” Carr - sousaphone
- James “Ruthless” Mescall - trumpet
- Monica “Monini” Burgin - french horn
- Caitlin “Cadillac” Macklin - trombone
- Kelly “The Brick” Sloan - trumpet
- Savanna “Thunder Thimbles” Adams - washboard
- Kelly “Paradiddle” West - snare
- Jen “Keepin’ It” Reel - bass drum
Gladys Kirksmith, Trombone (c. 1895-1979)
Erin Yanacek, Trumpet
Joanna Hersey, Tuba (and euphonium)
Joan Watson, Horn
The Woman Behind The Romantic Movement
"On January 29, 1975, Martha Glare, a French horn player from Claremont, New York, has become the first woman to hold a position in any of the wind sections of the Philadelphia Orchestra."
What a neat piece of history!
EDIT: The horn player in question’s name was actually Martha Glaze, at the time, though she now goes by Martha Glaze Zook. She played with Philadelphia for 10 years. The following is her biography: