Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Mind Over Finger Podcast

Oct 13, 2022

Ten Mistakes Smart Musicians Make and How to Avoid Them – Part 2

Reflection - Here are questions to increase your awareness of the topics I cover in the episode:

  • How can I make choices that benefit me right now AND support me long term?
  • How can I honor both my commitments AND myself today?
  • How can I become more connected to my internal joy and creativity in the practice room?


Audition coming up? Big concert? Degree recital? Feeling stuck and wanting a new way to approach practicing that will give you THE RESULTS YOU WANT? ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Sign up for the Confident Musician Free Workshop!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
I will share with you everything you need to FEEL CONFIDENT, PLAY YOUR BEST, GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT, and ENJOY YOURSELF in performance!.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Click HERE join me live or to access the replay.
Friday October 14, 2022​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
10-11:30 am CT / 11-12:30am am ET​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Here's what it's all about:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

✨Three Pillars of Optimal Performance​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
✨ How to plan ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
✨ How to practice​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
✨ How to get ready for performance, win the audition, rock the stage, and enjoy the whole experience... and more!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​




Do you have specific questions for me or my guests you would like answered on the podcast? Share them with me HERE!



Mind Over Finger


Visit for resources on mindful practice and information on how to work with me.

Sign up for my newsletter to receive your free guide to a highly productive mindful practice and to get the transcripts of the Mind Over Finger Podcast episodes delivered to your inbox.

Join the Join the Mind Over Finger Community  for access to my live videos and to exchange with a community of like-minded musicians.




Most sincere thank you to composer Jim Stephenson who graciously provided the show’s musical theme:  Concerto #1 for Trumpet and Chamber Orchestra – Movement 2: Allegro con Brio, performed by Jeffrey Work, trumpet, and the Lake Forest Symphony, conducted by Jim Stephenson.

A HUGE thank you to my fantastic producer, Bella Kelly, who makes this podcast as pleasant to listen to as possible for you!