Be prepared for:
Playing the piano is very physical, so your fitness and energy level will be a larger factor in your evidential success.
Tips to keep the journey moving along
BTW I took up drumming at age 50. I now play with the Toronto Concert Band.
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.