Oral History Information
Gail Warnaar started a double reed camp for high school band students in the Michigan area, which lead to her involvement with the music products industry. In 1981 Gail formed the Double Reed Shop to provide accessories to her camp students, but soon the business grew as did her need to expand. She soon became involved with the Jack Spratt Publishing Company and distributed his works, which were created for the double reed instruments. Along the way Gail became involved with the Spratt Company as well and worked long and hard to provide the best materials possible to all double reed customers, which she continues to do with great care.