When she first came to MU, Katie Andres felt like she was a pretty good French horn player. So she auditioned for one of the school’s concert ensembles. After her audition, Andres nervously walked into the Fine Arts building to see if she had done well enough to qualify for the Symphonic Wind Ensemble or the Symphonic Band, MU’s most prestigious bands. Her name wasn’t on either list, and when she asked her teacher about the audition, Andres was informed that she had finished dead last out of 16 horn players.
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