One positive aspect to performing not being my main source of income is that I have the luxury of being able to program less well known music that interests me – which is what ultimately led to my Philippa Schuyler recording
Schubert’s music speaks very directly to my heart. Every time I come to this music, new things come to my attention and I change the way I want to perform it
The greatest challenges include my striving perhaps too hard for some results but allowing myself to evolve into whomever I am meant to be as a musician.
Forget yourself entirely as you play. The music is far more important
Music has always been a friend of mine. I remember I was drawn to all kinds of music ever since I was very, very young.
every performance feels like such a precious opportunity