Have you ever wondered what happens backstage at a play?
Attended a concert and tried to catch a glimpse of what goes on when the lights are off?
If so, I’m right there with you!
As a child I got backstage passes to a Sandi Patty concert and couldn’t wait to see what glitz an glamour awaited behind the curtain.
You know what I saw instead?
Concrete floor, cinder block walls, and a folding table with a coffee pot.
Yup. Not so glamorous.
I do however have a photo of the big moment…
Lesson learned…the snapshot you get on stage is absolutely awesome.
But it is NOTHING like what is going on behind the curtain.
Which translates beautifully as a metaphor for many aspects of life, including learning new music.
This week I thought I’d share some behind the scenes footage of the prep and practice that goes into learning a new piece of music. Lest you think I wake up with music flowing effortlessly from my fingertips…