I won't make any, but I will review why I signed up for drum and guitar lessons in the first place.
Success, I've been told, is a result of our habits, our habits are the consequence of our actions. Actions come from our values. Values are bred into us. So, resolutions in conflict with our values are doomed. But, habits born of awareness of our values have a chance.
You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.
I'm a professional pianist and music educator in West Toronto Ontario. I'm also a devoted percussionist and drum teacher.