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22 Struggles Only Music Majors Will Understand

Do ti la so done with this.

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1. Being compelled to analyze any music you hear in the real world.

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The chord progressions are maddeningly simple.

2. Feeling overwhelming guilt when you spend any waking minute not practicing.

Even in the bathroom,I can't escape practice. #MusicMajorProblems

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Even in the bathroom,I can't escape practice. #MusicMajorProblems

4:21 PM - 18 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. Hearing all the rules you learned in music theory being broken by the composers you're studying.

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Parallel fifths EVERYWHERE.

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6. Going to a recital solely for the reception food.

The coolest plate I have seen in a while. #recitalfood #yummy

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The coolest plate I have seen in a while. #recitalfood #yummy

4:00 PM - 08 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. Taking 18 classes for about zero credits.

After putting it in a schedule it's too painful to see how little time I have....#musicmajorproblems

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After putting it in a schedule it's too painful to see how little time I have....#musicmajorproblems

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9. Failing to restrain your impulse to conduct everything.

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Isn't it delicious when you get the meter change?

12. Taking classes outside your major.

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13. Missing out on gorgeous weather because you're trapped inside a practice room.

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What is this "sun" you speak of?

14. Literally trapped.

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It's the universe's way of telling you that you need to practice more.

15. Knowing that everyone in the hallway is judging your practice session.

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Maybe you'd sound better if you could hear yourself over the trumpet next door.

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18. Having to make your recital seem cooler than it is to get people to come.

Is it bad I laughed aloud at this? #musicmajorproblems #tweetsfromcatlett

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Is it bad I laughed aloud at this? #musicmajorproblems #tweetsfromcatlett

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19. Getting depressed because your recital is over and now you have to take your dress off.

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You almost want to have another recital just so you can wear it again. Almost.

20. Never quite mastering circular breathing.

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Especially if you were a voice major.

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22. Dealing with crippling self-doubt on a daily basis.

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What's that? Only .0005% of my class will make it as full-time professional musicians? Oh, okay.