Monday, April 4, 2011


suffering is permanent - obscure and dark

The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
Agnes De Mille

Never talk bad to yourself about yourself, especially about your abilities and aspirations.

Never allow technique to get in the way of your music.

Never give into the resistance to pursue your dreams. When you notice the resistance speaking, you know it is time to practice.

Never stay comfortable in your artistic pursuit.

Never try to be anyone else, just strive to be you.


  1. Never doubt that you create beautiful, powerful music.

  2. On my commute to work today, I was listening to a piece by Brian Eno from Another Day on Earth. I noticed myself thinking "I'll never," but I changed the thought to "well maybe..." Negativity can be so persistent, but then so can be our resolve.