Perhaps a bassoon mustache?
Pssst. We can see you.
Team Edward or Team Jacob?
Does he juggle, too?
Tip your hat to this piano trio. Maybe their getup will help rope in new audiences.
“That’s my wife? …Wow. I, uh, I’m going to sit here and look baffled. And slightly tickled.”
… Don’t toot.
The email submitting this photograph read:
Sure, this guy has an impressive biography and discography…but where are his pants? Surely he can afford them. Is he cupping something more than just the bell of his clarinet?
At least the one knee that we can see. The other leg… well, who knows?
(via @wheresstephane, who asked: “Why would anyone allow this picture of them to be taken, and published?”)
Here’s a key solution to the perpetual problem of how to identify pianists without pinning them inside the piano.
Finally, Awkward Classical Music Photos meets Awkward Family Photos.
You know, even though they’re all stuck under the piano, they look happy. Except for the one who’s actually in focus.
The reader who submitted this admitted to being one of the people in the photo. The picture was taken for a flyer for an “alternative opera-cabaret-burlesque show.” And it wasn’t Photoshopped.
Just imagine the gossip they’re exchanging so intensely.
Yeah, this probably isn’t classical, but some things are too awkward not to share.
Next up: do the limbo.
This requires no comment.
… rogue string player at a horn conference?
I regret to inform you that this is not the Harlem Globetrotters.
The judges were, however, impressed with your ability to balance random objects on your fingertip.
I didn’t know you played the horn!
Or wore skinny jeans!
As if recorders aren’t awkward enough without helmet hair.
Keep reaching. Your hands are almost there.
The subject of the photos has written in to say:
Could you please credit me, the performer, Rachel Cama (and yes, I’m also a yoga teacher).
And also, can you credit the photographer:Becky OehlersMany thanks…it was a very enjoyable photoshoot and not awkward, for me, at all.
“I’m pretty sure.”
“Well, ready… aim… You’re fired.”