*I make a dumb pun*
*student looks at me like I just made a dumb pun*
Me: I know, I'm the funniest person here.
Student: Um, no, I think your water bottle is.
At beginning band today...
Student: Where is Mr. Adam?
Me: He's not here today.
Student: Did you tie him up and put him in a closet???
Me: Yes, we tied him up and stuck him in a closet. 🙄
Student (pointing at me), to other students: GET HIM!!!
*2nd-year trombone student plays double-high Eb*
Student (sincerely uncertain): Do you think my range is good enough to get me through high school?
Sometimes you're blessed with a student from a musical family who compares himself to ridiculously talented string and piano players. 😂
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.