I've been playing violin for years without a metronome (my previous teacher prefer me to use my own "feeling" in counting).
But then again, when i've to move and find another teacher, he ask me to play exactly in the same beat with a metronome..I know it's good to have a steady tempo..But the problem is..I "can't" play together with a metronome..To be honest, it disturb my focus and rhythm..I always lost "my own" rhythm which truly disturb me and it's quiet a pain..
And when i play again without a metronome at home practice..Nothing is going wrong..
I even match my tempo with a friend of mine who had played violin since he was a little kid, and we have the same "beat"..
Should i adjusted myself for the metronome or not?
PS: My teacher won't hear me if i told him that i lost my count because of a metronome since himself is using one..But, i just "can't" play together with it..
Sorry for the long message..Help please?
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