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20 Things Never to Say to a Classical Musician…

Unfortunately, we don't come with a manual. Here are 20 things you really shouldn't say to a classical musician

 

 

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

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

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3. "Man, I love classical music. Phantom's totally my favorite opera."

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4. "Can you 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 music 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."

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14. "So what did you actually study in school?"

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

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16. "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. I used to play the piano when I was a kid."

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

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

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