Robert Yaple

What instrument(s) do you play?

Clarinet, other wind and percussion band instruments, ukulele, and a little keyboard

Top five songs?

Seven Years by Norah Jones
Call Them Brothers by Regina Spektor & Only Son
Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra
Picture in a Frame by Tom Waits
You And I by Stevie Wonder

What was the biggest “boost” to your musical education?

Support from my parents! (driving me around to lessons, rehearsals, buying instruments and supplies, etc.)

If I wasn’t a music teacher I would probably be ______

A paleontologist, an ornithologist, or get really into landscaping with native plants.