20 Things Never to Say to a Classical Musician …

20 things you really shouldn't say to a classical musician ...


Unfortunately, they don't come with a manual. So here's 20 things you really shouldn't say to a classical musician ...


1. 'So, what's your day job?'


2. 'Do you mind playing for free? Really, it'll be huge exposure'



3. 'Man, I love classical. Phantom's totally my favourite opera'



4. 'Yeah ... Play something for me right now.'

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5. 'Cool. Can I touch your instrument?'

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6. 'But, isn't classical music dead?'

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7. 'Is that a real song or did you make it up?'

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8. 'What do you do for money?'

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9. 'Oooo …. I love the 'Four Seasons.'

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10. 'I love listening to classical when I'm studying or trying to fall asleep.'

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11. 'Sorry my event's a bust. Your quartet's good to head off early ... Here's half the pay.'

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12. 'Really, can't you just do it as a hobby?'

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13. 'Your CD was great ... I burnt copies for all my friends.'

giphy (87)


14. 'So … cool, you're trying to be a musician?'

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15. 'Can I get on your concert free ticket list? And maybe a +1?'

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16. 'So cool. So what's your backup plan?'

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17. 'Do you own a Stradivarius?'

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18. 'That's so cool. Iiiiiii used to play the piano.'



19. 'You know what you should do …...........?'

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20. 'You should go on X-Factor.'

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