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11 Scary Movies That Would Actually Horrify Musicians

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1. The Child Prodigy

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Synopsis: Eleanor was just starting to work on the Tchaikovsky piano concerto when she heard a terrifying sound: an 8-year-old who already mastered it.

2. The Orchestra Hall Baton Massacre

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Synopsis: The violin section was just having a chat while the conductor worked with the winds... until he heard them. No one is safe from the wrath of a conductor who just wants you to shut the fuck up during rehearsal.

3. The Gig That Paid In Exposure

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Synopsis: Matt was thrilled when a beautiful, young woman asked him to play her event. But when he finds out what his compensation is, he's in for the worst night of his life.

4. Nightmare On Offbeats

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Synopsis: Professor Valdivia just wanted to teach his students about slightly complicated rhythms. The hellish, out of sync experience that follows will scar his ears for life.

5. The Last Practice Room

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Synopsis: Damian walked down the busy practice corridor and saw the most horrific thing imaginable: one open practice room. He'll have to fight off demons, witches, and violinists to get his sweet, sweet practice time.

6. Unprepared: The Final Lesson

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Synopsis: Mrs. Lee is back and she's had enough. The next student that comes in without rehearsing is going to find out the hard way that this lesson is his last.

7. The Accompanist's Revenge

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Synopsis: After a lifetime of enduring missed entrances and sloppy page turners, Ezra is out for blood. He's not vamping for anyone anymore.

8. The Recital With No Reception

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Synopsis: Lara said on Facebook that she would attend Kevin's recital. After sitting through an entirely new music concert, she'll have to actually talk to Kevin instead of stuffing her face with recital food.

9. Night of the Competing Vibrato

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Synopsis: Everyone thought they were just going to a concert for the local acapella group. Little did they know that their ears would have to endure the pain of six competing vibratos, each trying to sing louder than the other.

10. The Callback That Never Came

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Synopsis: Amy is pretty sure she nailed her audition, but the judges said "We'll be in touch." She'll struggle to figure out what that means before she wastes away in the waiting room.

11. Sightreading: The Curse of Atonality

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Synopsis: Greta is pretty amazing at sightreading... until she gets a Schoenberg piece. Can she make it through a piece without a tonal center or will she die trying?

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