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Mendy Smith

Searching for Time

July 4, 2009 at 6:37 AM

 This summer is turning out to be busier than I ever expected between the new job and various rehearsals and performances.  The one thing I'm starting to miss is the hours of private practice time I used to have available to me.  As a result, the progress I was making when I was laid-off has come to a screeching halt, and in some areas back-tracked.  I'm noticing some bad-habits creeping in that need addressing.  

The problem is, where do I find the time?  Right now that time is relegated to breaks in rehearsals.  It is not anywhere near an ideal time or circumstance to practice, but it is what I have at the moment.  I'm to the point where I'm considering practicing during my lunch break.  Luckily the area of the building that I'm in only has me and the receptionist, so it is relatively private most of the time.  

 

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