Cupid’s arrow can strike anywhere, even in the rehearsal room. Have you noticed a little extra attention being thrown your way by a fellow bandmate? Do you think he or she might be interested in harmonizing outside of the band room? Check out our top 10 signs your bandmate has a crush on you below!
Your brass-playing beau or boo may also turn down the ick-factor by using the far more charming term ‘water key.’
You’ve most likely built up your tubaist muscles already, why not give someone else the opportunity?
If your crush-er is a timpanist, that ‘glance’ might be more of an extended gaaaaaze.
If your wanna-be-band-bae (see previous entry for reference) doesn’t get it right, there’s going to ‘B Major’ trouble.
We can see the star-crossed love story play out now… Once upon a time there was a second-chair trumpeter who fell head-over-heels for a first-chair flautist.
It’s certainly not the most unflattering outfit (we’re looking at YOU, marching band uniform), but it does lack, should we say, pizazz.
“Give up their chair” takes on a whole new meaning to those of us in band!
For those of us whose instruments don’t require additional support, the same may apply to your mouthpiece, ligature, mute, swab, you get the idea.