1. 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

     
  2. 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.

     
  3. spending some quality pitch-adjustment time with Svetlana

     
  4. Rite of Spring Cup Song

    please it’s amazing

     
     

  5. Dressing Up For Lessons

     

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

    (via saxydrummajor)

     

  7. making the final touch on a good reed

     

  8. garbagebagvevo:

    I see all these posts about the rediculous amounts of things you can get with $17000 and I’m all

    With $17000 I can get one intermediate level bassoon.

    That’s it.

    (via bassoonistproblems)

     
  9. drumcorpsblog:

    when you miss a note during a solo 

    (via doublereedproblems)

     
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  11. MY NON-MUSICIAN FRIENDS WHEN THEY SEE MY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

     

  12. The life of a musician summed up

     
  13. my reed toolbox wasn’t cute enough so I fixed it. I’ll be adding this to my resumé as a professional classical musician.

     

  14. Waiting for audition results