Musicians often complain they don’t have enough time to practise. In many cases, the biggest obstacles you might hear them mention are time constraints. This is especially true for new and budding musicians. They might have a certain idea of what they think learning music should be like and get discouraged before they even begin.

Even seasoned musicians can get frustrated and feel undriven during their practice sessions. Novice or master, staying motivated can be just as difficult a challenge to overcome as finding enough time to rehearse.

The good news is that these obstacles are mostly mental. Practising an instrument can be time-consuming and challenging, but there’s more than one way you can increase your musical knowledge and skills, all while staying inspired to keep pushing forward. Check out these hints to get the most