Alto Clef Diaries
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Alto Clef Diaries

Am I Good Enough?

The question every musician asks.

A sillouhette of a violinist playing toward a white screen
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It’s crazy that after decades of specialized training and practicing, many musicians still feel as if they aren’t good enough or deserving of their accomplishments.

In some cases, our teachers, mentors, and colleagues impose this feeling of incompetence upon us. For instance, a teacher may arbitrarily say that a student cannot play a particular piece.

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Stories about a violist’s experiences in both music school and the professional world.

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Viola Geena

Viola Geena

Formerly Viola Altiste. Canadian writer who happens to be a violist in a symphony orchestra. All opinions are my own. Twitter: @violageena

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