I play bassoon in our intermediate band and double bass in the senior band. The last time our school bands did a concert, there were I kid you not at least 4 White Moms™ that came up to me and yelled at me for playing “instruments not fitting for a young woman” and “setting a bad example” for their daughters. One of them didn’t even know what a bassoon was (she called it a clarinet the entire time) nor what a double bass was (she called it a “big violin”), apparently it was just bc the instruments were relatively larger…like ok chill I like bass instruments what’s wrong with that I’ll hit you over the head with my double bass
My mind: I am nOT ONE OF YOU I AM. NOT HuMAn yOU KnOw WhAT I Am?? I’M A LITTLE TEAPOT SHORT AND STOUT! HERE IS MY HANDLE HERE ITS MY SPOUT! WHEN I GET ALL STEAMED UP THEN I SHOUT SO YOU TIP ME OVER AND POUR. ME. OUT!!