Santa Fe South band program in Oklahoma City outgrows instrument inventory

Santa Fe South Schools have a good problem. They have so many students interested in band that there aren’t enough instruments to go around. Band Director Scott Filleman is trying to rustle up support at the southwest Oklahoma City charter schools.

BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL Modified: July 26, 2012 at 12:19 am •  Published: July 26, 2012

The clarinet stood out to Lupita Lopez. It was black — not shiny like the other ones — and sounded lovely. She knew it was what she wanted to play.

“It’s just a way to...

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