I truly do get upset when people deny their band a good horn angle. Yes, deny. You could have a nice angle, but you are refusing your team the right they have.
I’m sorry, but what the hell is wrong with you? You’re docking your team points for what reason? Because your arms are a little tired?
Get the fuck over it.
It’s not about you or your pain, it’s about your band. You should be giving all of yourself for those 15 minutes. That’s the least you can do.
'But I play euphonium' is not an excuse. There is never an excuse. Yeah, it's heavy. So what?
You know what else is heavy? The heart of a veteran watching as the score has dropped yet again because the rookies were lazy. You know what else is heavy? The feeling of having not given it your all. Imagine if that was your last performance? Would you be proud?
So, kindly, get the fuck over it, and hold your horn up.