Hi, This Is My Emotional-Support Tarantula

There are countless stories of musicians having trouble getting their instruments on airplanes. Even though the American Federation of Musicians’ has helped make it legal and easier for musicians to carry on their instruments, the stories continue. While I have a relatively small instrument that fits in the smallest of commuter jet’s overhead compartments, I still get hassled now and then. “You’re going to have to gate check that,” and “Whose violin is this?! I can’t fit my roller bag in the overhead!” have become my monthly norms as I travel for … Continue reading Hi, This Is My Emotional-Support Tarantula