When a woodwind player sees sixteenth or thirty-second notes in their part, they roll their eyes and then begin to practice.
When a brass player sees sixteenth or thirty-second notes in their part, they just sort of stare at it in shock, look at the director to make sure he’s serious, then begin to rethink their life completely.
When in doubt, practice
When happy, practice
When cold, practice
When sad, practice
When sick, practice
When no inspiration, practice
When supposed to be doing homework, practice
When scheming to take over the world, practice
When summoning minor demons, practice
When accidentally starting apocalypse, practice
The phrase “starving musician” didn’t arise from a multitude of financially unstable musicians or anything, it comes from the fact that musicians are so fucking busy and don’t have time to eat.