- Fight or flight: what's happening to me?
- Under starter's ordersIt's different for everyone
- Whose performance is it anyway?
- How did I do?
- Making music is fun, isn't it?
Confidence-boosting strategies for musicians
|Musical Editions||Book (softcover)|
|Author / Composer||Kate Jones|
|Scope||48 pages; 11.4 × 15.8 cm|
|Publisher / Producer||Faber Music|
Keeping Your Nerve! is the perfect pocket-sized prop for any performer hampered by stage fright, whether a keen amateur or student preparing for an exam. Full of comforting advice and entertaining anecdotes, this book will go a long way to helping conquer the fear of performing in public and will be of equal interest to teachers, parents and friends of performers.
It will help the reader to prepare for performances, understand why musicians perform and why audiences turn up, offer support to friends or pupils who are about to perform, learn how to unwind after a performance, and finally, ultimately enjoy performing.