Nervous Nellie

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With a Christmas Recital coming up, I’ve devoted these past two posts to stage fright, performance jitters, etc.  Call them what you will, but nerves are a very real part life! Hi ‘Piano Parent’, I can relate to Nellie on so many levels.  If you doubt this is true, check out my last blog post […]

Raw. Real. Unfiltered…Thoughts on Performance

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in fear, perfection, performance, practice, self worth

I hate performing.  No, scratch that.  I really like to perform but it scares the {expletive} out of me.  There I said it.  I’m not good enough.  Someone will judge me.  After all, I should be a flawless pianist.  I’m a teacher aren’t I? The Back Story There’s always a back story, huh?  Here’s mine. […]