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ahhhhhhhhh! am kaking me pants have gotta do a guitar solo performance infront of loads of ppl on my own and everyone else is better than me at guitar help!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif
As a part-time guitar teacher here is the advice I would give to one of my pupils.
</font> You play better than you think. You are nervous not because you are rubbish, but because you cannot play as well as you would like.</font> In the whole world of guitar players, you are not the worst and you are not the best.</font> Technical ability is not as important as feel.</font> You will learn a lot about your playing and yourself by doing the performance.</font>There is a lot more I could say but what it boil down to is this; do not give a stuff what anybody else thinks, enjoy yourself.
Best of luck. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Aha! Excellent advice from Paulie!
Keep repeating these 4 lines to yourself and everything will go just fine, danny. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Paulie- Those are actually pretty good things to keep in mind, in general- it can be applied to loads of things obviously. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Good advice!
Joseph- Can you memorise those lines? :eek: Good god! I'm cr@p at memorising stuff anyway but those are pretty long! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/yikes.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/clown.gif
Memorise the meaning of those lines, i meant. ;)
Hi again Danny,
Just out of interest what type of piece is it you are going to play, is it a classical piece or something more contemporary. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
I know how you feel danny. I have performed in front of people myself and it can be a terrifying experience. But trust in what paulie says. You will likely be surprised at the praise you get. Don't forget, you have been asked to do this because you are good enough!
hello ppl i did my solo performance and it went ok dokie i wansnt the best i wanst the worst thanks for the advice pauline it really does make you think. it was a rock solo lol but i can do all sorts of stuff from blues to rock really. towards the performance i got less nervous and dint really care wen i got round to playing it isnt it ment to be the other way roung lol any al shut up thank again peeps http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/hug.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/grouphug.gif
Fact is, you did it! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
On Saturday mornings I play my guitar to relax and start the weekend fresh. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/redface.gif I'm glad it went well for you. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
[ 24. October 2004, 06:00: Message edited by: THORN ]
thorn i do that to but i play the guitar everyday coz i fell a better guy after playing coz i take my anger out on playing its a godd way to get ur anger out u feel much better afterwards http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif
Originally posted by danny marshall:
...thanks for the advice pauline...You are welcome. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Oh by the way, my girlfriend nearly bust a gut laughing; I'm a 6'6" guy so if we can keep it to Paul or Paulie that will be fine (LOL). :D
lmao i only just realised waht i said sozzie!! PAUL lol
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