Teacher: You’re out of tune with the keyboard could you check your tuning?
Student: Why don’t you ask her?
Teacher: Her keyboard has preset pitch already established.
Student: You could go to the portamento settings.
Teacher: That doesn’t alter the fact that the Keyboard is already at A440 and your strings are not.
Student: But I like it this way.
Teacher: But this is a school, not exactly conducive for working in a group to have someone sharp or flat.
Student: So what.
Teacher: If it was a philosophy class I would consider your point, maybe.
Student: Into micro-tonality.
Teacher: I’m into not being out of tune, at least not here.
Student: Have you ever heard King Crimson?
Teacher: Have you ever heard Mood Jga Jga?
Student: Have you ever heard Henry Cowell?
Teacher: Have you ever heard Anhai?
Student: Have you ever heard Eugene Chadbourne?
Teacher: I toured with Eugene Chadbourne.
Student: You win.
Teacher: Then you’ll tune.
Teacher: Why are you so difficult?
Student: I was born this way.