In preparation for the end of year student recital, I have been coaching those choosing to perform about the aspects of performing a song instead of just playing a song. The differences are pretty significant and require a different mindset from our usual practice.
To be able to perform well, we need to take into account the following
On top of all that, we have the essential physical aspects of performance. We need to create a show for our audience.
More on that another time, have fun