Being an excellent musician is more than hitting the right notes in the right order at the right time. Excellence on your instrument is only part of it.
Maybe this is why we people appreciate musicianship so much. It may be hard for us to agree on a definition, but we could probably all agree on examples of good musicianship.
It’s important to note that context really matters. Musicianship looks different from one genre to the next. Like all of the posts on this blog, the context we will be talking about is worship and music in the church.
So what is musicianship in the context of worship and the church? While I’m not going to give you a hard definition, here are four characteristics of musicianship.
Jed lists four things you should see in a great musician. Check out the list here.