1. the new director doesn’t understand my personality at all and I have to go to his office tomorrow so that he can “contextualize my comments in rehearsal”

    oh god this is gonna be awkward

     
  2. love-you-meanit:

    I was analyzing music for class tomorrow when THIS happened…

    (via strangebirdnesting)

     

  3. noragreen:

    "This reed is too soft," complained Goldilocks.

    "This reed is too hard," complained Goldilocks.

    "Ah, this reed is just…FUCKING TERRIBLE. WHY DO ALL MY REEDS SUCK?!" complained Goldilocks.

    (via oboeangst)

     

  4. WHEN I SEE AN INSTRUMENT IN A DANGEROUS POSITION

     

  5. Musicians’ Names and Musical Terms vs. Auto-Correct’s Best Suggestions

    epicconductingphotos:

    Kreisler —> Mesoamerica

    Ligeti —-> Lifetime

    Ottorino (Respighi) —-> Kryptonite

    Palestrina —> Palestinian

    Heifetz —> Grocers

    Adagio —> Seafood

    Cantabile —> Fantabulous

    (via weissenborn2march)

     
  6. flute-ninjas-unite:

    i-bang-bosendorfers:

    into battle

    I’ll be there as bassoon as I can

    (Source: marchingartsphotos, via fisher-pricescientific)

     

  7. ah, yes, I love recurring wrist problems that prevent me from practicing.

     

  8. Proper names for groups of instruments

    bassnbass:

    never-fear-supertonic-is-here:

    • a fluck of flutes

    • a cloister of clarinets

    • a shmax of saxophones

    • a tyranny of trumpets

    • a marsh of mellophones

    • a tumble of trombones

    • a barrage of tubas

    • an oboemination of oboes

    • a wart of bassoons

    • a smack of percussionists

    • a prick (or murder) of piccolos

    Noooo it’s a bundle of bassoons

    a gaggle of fags

     
  9. bassnbass:

    weissenborn2march:

    trebleisnotmyforte I’m one-upping you
    Bet y’all didn’t know I’m Shailene Woodley.
    iPad selfies at that angle are hella hard, man

    Air support?

    Air support.

     
  10. spending some quality pitch-adjustment time with Svetlana

     
  11. Rite of Spring Cup Song

    please it’s amazing

     
     

  12. Dressing Up For Lessons

     

  13. "I like to blow things for a couple of hours every day to build up my technique."
    — All wind players (via petertchaikowsky)

    (via saxydrummajor)

     

  14. making the final touch on a good reed