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By Dave Goldenberg, Guitar and Mandolin instructor at The Lesson Studio



The idea of letting go has really helped me grow, both as a musician and a person.  When you are first learning to play an instrument or sing, it is common to get nervous or overwhelmed, and thus be less productive. Let me tell you, those feelings are perfectly normal. However, if you can find a way to relieve yourself of these unnecessary stresses, you will be all the more focused. Keep in mind; this doesn’t just apply to music, but to any task in life.

I am going to outline a list of ways to relieve the feeling of being overwhelmed, and thus get you, as a player, to not avoid your practicing or hinder your enjoyment of music.

First things first…  it’s just music folks! Nobody’s life is at stake. So before you even start…

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