Aug 14, 2009 — Senior adults who would like to learn to play a concert band instrument are invited to a workshop in Potsdam next Tuesday. Dig out that old clarinet or trumpet from the attic, or try out a new instrument. Music education students at the Crane School of Music will conduct band rehearsals starting next month. Brass player Ron Barry came up with the idea of starting a band for seniors based on his experiences, as an adult, at summer music camps through the New Horizons International Music Association. He told Todd Moe that beginners are especially welcome.