So you are nervous about your upcoming recital. Recitals are a great opportunity to perform and show what you have been practicing as well as to demonstrate how you are progressing in your skill. Here are a few steps that you can take to make your recital run as smooth as possible and for you to be as comfortable as possible for the big day.
Practice Practice Practice
The best preparation that you can do to prepare for your recital is to practice. Unfortunately there is no better way to prepare than frequent practice. If you have procrastinated practicing there is no real crash course to get around it. Be sure that you have practiced your piece and have practiced the difficult parts frequently.
Visit the Recital hall.
It will be beneficial to visit the recital hall ahead of time. This will help you be more comfortable when you are about to perform. Seeing where you will be performing will help you to be able to visualize the performance. This visualization is extremely beneficial. It can help put you at ease.
Bring your Music
You want to be sure that you bring your music. If you have not memorized your piece yet, you will need to make sure that you bring your sheet music or books from which you will be performing. There is nothing more frustrating than forgetting your music or feeling rushed or flustered before you perform.
Don’t forget your Instrument.
If it is a piano recital you will want to make sure that there is a piano that will be available. Also if it is another type of recital you don’t want to forget your instrument. Also if you are bringing your music you will also want to make sure that there is a music stand. Make sure that if you are singing that you have a music stand to hold your music.
So in order to have a very smooth recital make sure that you follow the steps listed above. Make sure that you practice, visit the recital hall ahead of time, bring your music if you haven’t memorized your piece as well as bring your instrument. These steps will help make your performance a magnificent one.