While music can be fun and relaxing, actually improving your abilities as a musician requires a certain amount of work, and putting in the effort isn't always easy. Here we look at four ways to become a better musician and make sure you're getting the most out of your practice time.
In this latest post to MusicThinkTank, Rachelle Wilber outlines four ways to optimize your practice time and be a better artist.
"Once you’ve mastered a new song or a new technique, congratulate yourself, then move on. You need to be constantly setting new goals to achieve. The further you go, the more gratifying it is. What might’ve seemed like insurmountable obstacles in the past are now achievable to you. All musicians have difficulty at first. Concert pianists start off having trouble with the C major scale. Lead guitarists who dazzle with thrilling solos have trouble with even the most basic of melodies."