Wit & Wisdom from the
Students of Daniel Light
Teaching piano is my passion and my career. Students frequently delight me with their comments--often hilarious, sometimes witty, occasionally sweet and tender. Here are some of those gems.
“Do you need a tissue?” I asked.
“No,” she replied, and wiped her runny nose on her sleeve.
“I can’t smell anything. You know why? ‘Cause I have such a snotty nose.”
“Guess what! I got my first wiggly top tooth!”
Fingers go in mouth. Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle. Then directly to the piano keyboard.
I love my job.
“That looks like the color of vomit.”
–1st grader, rejecting the colored pencil I offered
“Now I understand why they call it cutting the cheese.”
–flatulent 6th grader
“It had been in there a long time,” said the 9-year-old returning from a bathroom break, describing his stool in vivid detail.
“I don’t need to hear about that.”