This summer I moved back to my old school district after being away for a year and remembered why I liked the trumpet much more after moving away. My stand partner is in simple terms, a jerk. He has to say somthing at every 3 mesure rest we have. Its not just that but what he says is usaully critism given very rudely. He even tells people how to place the music on the stand for Pete's sake! Other trumpeters have had the same isssues with him. I try to ignore him but it is very diffucult. Any suggestions? The band director wouldn't care and I don't want to be mean back to him.