had an early morning student..and he reminded me of something I posted previously...I thought I would share it again... "I had a discussion with a student this morning about the concept of...as a studying, evolving, exploring musician (...artist) you will: 1. Always feel you don't practice enough...
2. Always feel you don't know enough
3. Never be satisfied with your performances or level of play
4. Never feel you completely understand ANYTHING
5. Experience sometimes crippling self doubt...I had an incredibly talented student that was studying music in college and suddenly changed careers...when I asked why, she said, "I just don't think I have what it takes..."..I replied, " that's fun