Performing in front of a crowd is an important part of being a musician and a chance for you to show off your skill in front of others and get feedback on your musicianship. Gigging can give you a great sense of accomplishment and help you meet new and exciting people within the industry, however, nerves and lack of preparation can trip you up. I have put together some top tips to help you make the most of your shows and embrace the performer inside you.

Whether you’re a soloist or a fully-fledged frog-chorus of players or singers; making sure you get the correct music stand can make the difference of hassle and professionalism. How many times has an erroneous dead-leg kicked over a flimsy sheet music stand? How many times have you had to add of the bands branding onto a stand or move hundred from one place to another? Making the right choice from the start is the key point!