I figured out something really cool with my practicing: think slow, play fast! Its so simple by so effective for me. I sort of get in a mode where things seem to just slow down (without slowing the tempo). I can't explain it, other than I'm playing at tempo, but I feel things in slow motion. My roommate tried it and he said it worked for him, too! I think I may be on to something here.
I have to play Tchaikovsky for one audition and Mozart 4 for the other one. No worries there, well the Mozart it a little tricky (you'd never think so by looking at the music!). Oh well.
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