To somebody who’s had a bad experience of it in the past, this can seem bizarre! Like being excited about tidying the house, or changing the oil in your car.
But the fact is that ear training is only boring if you’re using methods that don’t suit you. It’s only frustrating if you’re doing it wrong. And it only seems pointless if you’re following somebody else’s abstract syllabus rather than connecting it to real music.
Being passionate about music: easy!
At its heart, ear training is about enjoying music more.
You love music, right? It’s not hard to explain being passionate about music, or why you’re excited about playing your instrument, writing songs, rocking out with others…
Ear training is (or should be) through-and-through about music: listening to it, enjoying it, understanding it, expressing yourself through it, and loving