Professional Orchestra Folder
Orchestras Are Awful is a question-answer card game played in the same basic style as Apples to Apples (™) or Cards Against Humanity (™). The dealer draws a questions card, and the other players choose the answer card from their hand they believe best matches it. In addition to having 3 special play cards unique to Truly Horrible Things products, what sets this game apart is that it is designed specifically for orchestra students, directors, fans, and musicians.
The card game Orchestras Are awful:
The orchestra pit is filled with _____.
_____ makes my director shake uncontrollably.
I started a new string quartet. It's called _____.
A group of violas is a lot like _____.
I am a violinist so I need lots of _____.
Only a true orch dork can appreciate _____.
What is the real reason why orchestras are awful?
Stop goofing off. It’s time to work on _____.
I wrote a memoir about my orchestra career. It’s called _____.
Rehearsal was a lot more fun after my director ditched _____.
I was going to practice, but I was distracted by _____.
This song should express a sense of _____.
untimely peg slippage
having to choose between having fingernails and playing a string instrument
never knowing the name of your favorite music
tuning precisely to the oboe’s A434
consistently missing that low second finger
Kreutzer Etude No. 12
a stand partner who is consistently sharp
playing the world’s smallest violin, just for you
Itzhak Perlman alone with his blender
Yo-Yo Ma, playing with a yoyo, while yodeling YOLO
breaking a string while replacing another string
a violinist who can’t even
pretending you enjoy Schoenberg
the moment you realize all the Brandenburg Concerti are interchangeable
getting flicked with conductor sweat
a thrown baton (possibly on purpose, possibly your fault)