Hi @sanne!
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Originally Posted By: sanne
... rarely plays it at all. However, he claims it is his passion and his "reason for living"...
It sounds to me like he may be "living in his head"...
he may be thinking about it A LOT, and may be mentally practicing... envisioning it...
but not following through physically.

I wonder if, as music is a cherished part of his self-identity, a type of perfectionism may be keeping him from practicing...
as practicing includes the risk of hearing himself hit an occasional bad note...?