Crane School of Music http://wamc.org en Salvation Army Trumpeter Muted by Wal-Mart http://wamc.org/post/salvation-army-trumpeter-muted-wal-mart <p>A retired music school professor says he was told to stop playing holiday songs on his trumpet while collecting for the Salvation Army outside a northern New York Wal-Mart store.<br><br>Robert Gibbs, an 81-year-old retired Crane School of Music professor, says managers at the Wal-Mart store in Potsdam told him Thursday that he could not play his horn at his kettle.<br><br>Gibbs says Friday he's been playing Christmas carols and holiday standards like "White Christmas" for years outside the store in northern New York.<br> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 22:10:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53531 at http://wamc.org