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When Good Enough is Preferable to Great, Golden Rules for Getting (and Keeping) Gigs, Expression v. Criticism, and Much More with David Dash!
Episode 513th March 2022 • Trumpet Dynamics • James Newcomb
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David Dash is an instructor at the North Carolina School for the Arts, and is currently on a one-year assignment with the North Carolina Symphony. 

In James’ interview with David, you’ll hear tips on balancing self-criticism with music-making, dealing with performance anxiety, effective practice strategies and much more!

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In this episode, you'll discover:

-When "good enough" is better than great...02:54

-David's start and early influences on trumpet...09:57

-What's the root cause of "performance anxiety"?...18:55

-Expression vs. criticism...22:47

-Effective practice strategies...26:55

-The two golden rules to getting and keeping the gig...35:41

-How the Apex Trumpet Symposium came about...39:34

-And much more!

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