Student [randomly breaks out singing]: The reeeed balloooooon! Furry, fluffy kitty cats!
You already have all the context you need to understand to the extent that I do why this happened...
Student [after playing a lot of long phrases]: I don't feel too good.
Me: Are you light-headed?
Student: No. I feel like I'm going to get shot randomly. But hopefully not by you.
My 2nd-grade piano student has a running joke that he orders his knuckle-pops in. So when he tries to crack his knuckles and they don't crack, he makes up a reason why. Today his knuckles didn't pop.
Student: They were coming on a bus. But the bus exploded on a famous bridge.
Me: The London Bridge?
Student: Probably. But, you know, it doesn't really matter which one. Just a famous one. And it was a double-decker bus too. I might have to switch companies.
Spoke about brass instruments and played at a local elementary school. While answering questions from the kids, this:
Student: Can you play better than Squidward can play clarinet?
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.