A large percentage of musicians experience stage fright, before or during almost every performance. Is this necessarily a bad thing?
If you can use the nervous energy to get that extra “edge” to your performance, it can be a good thing.
In fact, a certain amount of anxiety may be necessary for you to get into “the zone” where everything just clicks for you and your performance. Without that extra kick, your performance may just be flat and uninspired.
If, on the other hand, stage fright overwhelms you and causes you to freeze up, it can be devastating for your performance.Read more: Stage Fright and Musicians