Maybe I'm too harsh on myself but I started 3 weeks ago studying music theory and piano as my instrument, 5 hours/week at our royal conservatory (adult program after work).
The piano 'class' works through several booklets of songs that gradually introduce us to new techniques etc. While practicing before class (I have class every Friday at 15h30) I can comfortably and easily play what is written, but I don't feel like it's coherent. I try to keep up with my rhythm and try to play smoothly, but I still don't get a song out of it, just a collection of notes.
Am I crawling before I can sit, or running before I can crawl now? I know it's a marathon and a lifetime of study, while 3 weeks is not even a drop of water in the ocean I have ahead of me, but I kind of feel like even these very simple songs should be played coherently.
I'll ask my teacher the same question, but curious to hear from all of you.