She played solo 2,000 times on TVmain
The death has been announced of Lois Schaefer, principal piccolo of the Boston Symphony from 1965 to 1990, and before that with New York City Opera.
Lois, a much-loved teacher, was 95.
Ms. Schaefer was best-known to the general public through her frequent appearances on National Public Television with the Boston Pops, where she led the piccolo obbligato in “The Stars and Stripes Forever” more than 2000 times. (From her Legacy obit:)