Visualization Picture success. Imagine how a world-class performer would accomplish your task. Before the event, visualize everything in great detail: how you walk out on stage, acknowledge the audience, and tune, what you are wearing, how you shape every phrase, how you feel afterwards, etc. Create a narrative for your music. Where is it set? What emotions does it evoke?
What do you see, hear, feel, taste, and smell? Take pleasure in your playing; focus on the music, not technical perfection. Go easy on yourself. Calm your mind and focus your thoughts. Be energized, optimistic, alert, and self-confident.
Any audience wants you to play well. Concentrate on what you are playing that instant. Develop performing rituals. At an audition or a competition, try not to listen to the other flutists. Choose warmups to benefit you, not to impress them. Long tones will help more than a race with the flutist next door. Album) from failure. Physical relaxation Remind yourself to breathe slowly and deeply.
Consciously relax all the muscles in your body, one at a time. Before playing the flute, do some stretching exercises. Study the Alexander Technique. Hold the flute lightly rather than jamming it into your chin and hands; use light finger action. Nutrition, sleep, and exercise Avoid alcohol, caffeine, or sugar. Eat Album) light meal that is high in carbohydrates pasta. Drink plenty of liquids. If possible, travel a day before a performance.
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