Meghan S. Taylor

CLARINETIST ~ EDUCATOR ~ EVENT COORDINATOR ~ RESEARCHER

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Music Performance Anxiety - Introduction

My first time ever playing clarinet in studio class as a college freshman was a complete disaster. My inner pulse was inconsistent and rhythm lost all meaning, my hands and legs were shaking, and all I could hear was my own heart threatening to force it’s way out of my chest with each beat. As an undergraduate student, I spent a lot of time learning how to handle my performance anxiety.

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