Me (making a triangle with my hands): Pretend your sound is a pyramid. You are only playing with the top part of the pyramid; you need to play with a better foundation so you use the full pyramid.
Student: All I see is you flashing an Illuminati symbol at me.
I have been teaching music across the Twin Cities since 2011. Along with seeing students grow as musicians and people, one of the joys of teaching is the ridiculous things my students say.