Clair Christy (Teacher and first Band Director)

Profile Updated: September 14, 2015
Residing In: Dunlap, TN USA
Occupation: retired
Military Service: U.S.Army Band  
Children: Jay, Jan and Judy
Yes! Attending Reunion
Position(s) occupied while at FHHS

Teacher and first Band Director


All of my children are professional musicians
Jay is assistant 2nd violin in the Atlanta Symphony.
Jan is Principal viola in the Charleston S.C. Symphony.
Judy is Principal oboe in the Naples Philharmonic.

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Played trumpet and conducted orchestras and bands for 50 + years. I still play trumpet once in a while. My wife and I live in Tennessee on 5 acres and do a lot of gardening and have planted 70 fruit and nut trees.
To all of my former students: When in Tennessee(near Chattanooga) please stop in and say hello.

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Jan 17, 2021 at 3:42 PM

Posted on: Mar 12, 2016 at 8:37 AM

As I am almost 80 I am still playing the trumpet(4 music groups) and am helping to organize a community professional orchestra. Remember-you are never too old to rekindle your musical skills and this will help you stay young. Enjoy life.