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The music teacher and the parent

October 6, 2010

Work is heavy right now. I’m getting tired of having to sit marking and doing lesson preparation all the time that I’m at home. But my mood was lightened considerably yesterday by the following:

This is not an unprecedented interaction! Apologies to those of you who feel you have a special, talented child….

3 Comments leave one →
  1. October 8, 2010 7:13 am

    haha. I totally remember what I didn’t like about teaching…the parents.

  2. October 8, 2010 5:34 pm

    I had a chance to listen to the whole thing. Such a crack up. I love his polite comments. Totally funny. “She’s not allowed to practice in the house cause it gives me a headache.” Oh man. So funny. I’m gonna snag this and send it to my daughters band teacher who I’m friends with.

  3. October 8, 2010 9:46 pm

    How fun to remain completely polite while being outrageously sarcastic. I’m going to start quoting from Mr Black in dealings with the more awkward of the parents. “Felicity has fell behind with her colouring in” is my favourite. The bad grammar makes it.

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