Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Saxophone Lessons

J has been playing alto sax in the band since last year, and since last year, we've been renting one for the lofty sum of $43 per month. Now that he's in middle school, he's decided to keep at it, so yesterday, thinking about how smart I was, I got on Craigslist and found a great alto sax for only $300. We went, he played and I shelled out the cash. He got his own sax, a backpack case for it and some music. Good move, right?

Fast forward to this afternoon, when he comes home from school all excited because the band teacher asked him if he would play tenor sax because he's doing so well. Sigh. Maybe T will want to play alto when he gets to fifth grade.

And so it goes.

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Brenda said...

Isn't that the way it always goes...I think kids are made that way to keep us parents on our toes...grin...

Anonymous said...

Yikes! Son-one-and-only played the trumpet last year (the same with the monthly rent costs). This year he wants guitar lessons.

Since wonderful grandparents have purchased the guitar, I guess we'll be returning the trumpet. And looking for a guitar teacher.