Published in the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, April 17 2015
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Like many bands, the Professors and Maryann got started in high school. Most of the players had musical skills, and one of them just liked to sing while walking through the halls.
Their first gig was a school-wide battle-of-the-bands fundraiser at Hillcrest High. They emerged triumphant, blowing away the assembled student body.
Of course, their loyal followers know that the Professors and Maryann are teachers who gathered hastily to learn three songs for that assembly in 2002, just for fun.
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