Woman standing, watching LED light musical instrument display. Photo by Spencer Imbrock on Unsplash

Dealing With Nerves As a Music Major

Last week, I had to perform at a departmental, just me and an accompanist, in front of most of the other music majors. I was really nervous.

Not as nervous as the first time I ever had to perform at a departmental, but still, my hands were freezing, I purposefully avoided looking out at the crowd…

Needless to say, performing on my own isn’t easy for me.

But, here’s the thing: Performing isn’t easy for most people. Everyone gets nervous.

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