Band director talks teaching, classic rock and retirement
Last updated 6/2/2016 at 4:29pm
Dave Carlson directed his last concert with the Havre Middle School band May 5.
Carlson said he's not a crier. But in an interview Friday, he said he got "emotional" during that performance. He said some of his flute players told him it was his fault they cried - if his eyes wouldn't gave gotten "watery," they wouldn't have cried. He admitted that his eyes got watery that day.
Carlson is retiring. He said he wanted to do so while he was still young enough to "try some things." He has some ideas, but he hasn't decided.
Sometimes, he starts to say something and then interrupts himself, as...