I went to watch this Improv music class at the beginning of the week with a friend of mine. A new friend was teaching the class, so he invited us to attend. The class had five students, who each played different instruments in this fourth-year class.
I was expecting to be blown away by their music and they did really well. The thing is, I wasn’t blown away by their performances. All the students were amazing musicians but they weren’t excellent. My definition of an excellent performer is someone who has the abilities but also has the mental drive to shine and take risks. It felt they were staying in the safe zone and not taking any risks.
One of the students even said they were insecure.Read More