Lose The Music Stands

This is a little tweak but makes a considerable difference:

Lose the music stands.

Music stands aren't all evil. :) They can obviously help a musician who doesn't quite have their stuff memorized... I guess that's about it for the positives.

I see several negatives:

Should music stands never be used? No. I think they should be used when necessary, but (1) they're not necessary nearly as often as we think and (2) there should be a plan in place to eventually remove them. No one decides to walk on crutches forever. The point of a crutch is to help you eventually walk without one.

Some practical tips in weening yourself off of music stands:

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