One other thing to consider is that minstrel's have a few "cry" skills, and as such, you will hear them yell a few of their moves. I think Dwarf Minstrels yell dwarven sayings like Baruk Khazad!
I made a hobbit minstrel myself, because I wanted him to be my cook lol. Hobbits make good food :P
"For the Naugrim withstood fire hardily than either Elves or Men, and it was their custom moreover to wear great masks in battle hideous to look upon; and those stood them in good stead against the dragons.” -- The Silmarillion