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.
Sarcasm R Us
“I’m pretty sure this piece must have been written by aliens.”
“I’m gonna start posting #ThingsMyPianoTeacherSays.”
“You’ll play better if you sit with good posture,” I said.
“Good posture will also be important if I want to have a high-society position,” he replied. “But I don’t plan to be in high society. I plan to stay home all day.”
“Well, aren’t you a ray of sunshine.”
“I would never disappoint the great and mighty Mr. Light.”
“You woke the baby Jesus,” I responded after a boisterous rendition of Silent Night.
“I think if I were being worshipped, I’d at least stay awake for it.”
“I practiced 20 minutes a day this week. It was harsh!”
“What tempo did you achieve on your Bach Invention this week?” I asked.
“You’re gonna die before I finish,” he replied.
“I’m glad I’m playing for Piano Guild. It means I get to skip two hours of saying the rosary.”