Becoming a musician can be overwhelming.
Sometimes we look at the greats: Beethoven, Joplin, Hendrix, Florence—or whoever your idols may be—and we are so impressed it seems crazy, perhaps even arrogant, to imagine we could ever reach their heights.
So should we even ￼bother to try?
“Always aim for the Moon.
Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars” — W. Clement Stone
This quote perfectly illustrates the right attitude to music. It’s not an all-or-nothing game! Even if you don’t make it as a world-renowned artist, the process of trying will make you a far better musician than if you set your sights lower.
Or to put it another way, keep your goals ambitious (and making sure they’re MAGIC) and you greatly increase your speed towards becoming a stellar musician.
Never let the overwhelming world of music, music theory or aural skills stop you from getting started—or from keeping up your momentum!
Read on to discover more tips to unlock your musical freedom.