We all had one of those days when you don't want to practice. For a number of reasons - maybe you're tired, maybe you're upset, maybe you're not sure what to do next, maybe you're not sure if it's your thing.
Maybe today is this kind of day for you...
If so, just sit down at the bench. Just do it. Feel the urge to run away from the instrument, acknowledge this urge but don't act on it - it will pass, like a dark cloud in the sky.
You can do it. You've done it before.
Just sit down at the instrument and everything else will take care of itself.
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Drs. Vidas Pinkevicius and Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene
Organists of Vilnius University , creators of Secrets of Organ Playing.
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.