Find people you love to play with, and collaborate with composers and all other artists taking on every opportunity with gusto and dedication, wherever you are invited perform. A good sense of humour and other hobbies are also vital!
in music you never stop learning
As a minimalist, I don’t have many possessions, other than my instruments. I was gifted with an Arnold Dolmetsch harpsichord earlier this year. I believe this tops my list of special instruments.
It’s so easy to forget, through all the stress of conservatoires, competitions, and touring that being an artist is the ultimate privilege. We’re getting to do something very special that very few people get to do.
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? The first time I can remember hearing music was sitting under the piano listening
Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? My parents were hugely supportive of anything that I did