We’re taught to show up on time, bring our music, care for our instrument, learn our parts, and be in the right place at the right time. Early is on time, on time is late, and late is completely unacceptable.
focus on something in particular – a certain phrase, a difficult passage, a scale, a solo, a key change!
incredible release in such a high pressure and stressful world. And, when we can express, we can connect.
purpose, and an immediate sanctuary away from the hustle &
bustle of the world. An ensemble is a family/home.
Playing an instrument is fun. Making music is fun. Being in an
ensemble is fun. And when you have fun, you feel good. And when you feel good, everything else in your life gets better. The joy of music infuses and improves every aspect of our lives.