So at the end of practice, in dismissing the choir mom announces, “We’re going to be running through the duet up here now. If you want to listen, that’s fine. If you want to talk, go out into the hall.” Everyone laughs. And then 75% of the women step off the stand, bunch into groups, and START TALKING. One of the singers was trying to get started and looking at them all uncertainly. Really, people? It’s that difficult? Are we in high school?