Create vs Consume (Why Do We Bother to Play an Instrument?) - Sharon Bill Music Matters Vlog
Why do we bother to play an instrument? What motivates us to keep practising to improve our musical skills? We always have a choice about whether to create or to consume - in every endeavour. When it comes to music (and other ventures too!) I’m drawn to want to engage more deeply. I’m not satisfied to be passive and just let it all wash over me! From my young childhood I had a longing that I couldn’t articulate - I wanted to be involved in music at a deeper level. Each of us choose to create or to consume. When we choose to play an instrument we involve ourselves more deeply and we get a greater sense of satisfaction as a result.