I am feeling a bit more comfortable at rehearsals now....I decided to hold off on the wine for now and instead, started practicing for the rehearsals :) Still not as relaxed as I need to be..but hopefully that will get better with time.
One thing I never understood though...why do the weakest players sit in the back of a section? When you sit towards the back,
- It's harder to see the conductor
- You can't hear your section
- Bowings and fingerings travel back to you last so you constantly have one eye on the front of the section to ensure correct bowing...