none of you are gonna read all of this or know what I’m talking about and some of you are gonna be like “hahahahahahaha ew hes in choir how gaaay” but LET ME FUCKING EXPLAIN. Chamber. Its actually a really long, funny, weird, awkward story (spoiler alert it kind of plays out like Pitch Perfect).. But here it goes:
I fucking hated high school. Everybody made fun of me cause I’m gay and shit like that and I showed up to school everyday wanting to kill myself (believe me I tried). I tried to be as anti-social as possible and I basically had no friends at my school and hated everyone there. I honestly couldn’t wait to fucking graduate and get out of La Canada and go to college. But at the end of my sophomore year of high school, I had to take a fine arts class to be able to graduate so I auditioned for choir. I really don’t know what went through the conductor’s head because I had never sung ever in my life before.. But somehow he was blown away by my audition and placed me in the Chamber Singers, which is the most advanced choral program at our school.. I mean, people cried over not getting into Chamber and someone actually filed a law suit against the conductor because she didn’t get in and honestly, at first I didn’t give two shits about getting into some class I needed to take to graduate. But on the first day of my junior year, I came into the class and people started hugging me and asked how I was and what I did over the summer etc. I mean, people always briefly say “oh hey dude, how are you?” but these people actually meant it and genuinely wanted to know how I was doing and it was really nice. Eventually, Chamber Singers became a place where I could be myself and feel accepted. Every person in that choir became a member of my family and later I realized that there were all kinds of people in my choir. I mean it was like that one scene in Mean Girls where Janice Ian and Damien give Cady Heron the map of their school and go on explain all the different cliques in the cafeteria… Well that was Chamber… except for less complicated and we don’t have black people at our school.. Anyways, the point is, everybody got along. I mean, the greatest about it was, the super popular, handsome star of the football team and the super nerdy, not-so-handsome star of the math team not only sang together… But they were also best friends. I became best friends with people I would have never talked to and it was fucking amazing. Now I can go on about how singing is my life now and music is power and stuff like that but this is way too long but god damnit, you asked me so this is what you fucking get.