Joel Lundberg, composer

My music has taken me on a journey around the world. I’ve met people and seen places that would have been impossible if it weren’t for music. Thank you music! For me that’s success. 

Howard Skempton, composer

I am always seeking to develop my musical language. I hope it is flexible enough to adapt to a wide variety of circumstances.

Christian Clemens Poetzsch, composer-pianist-producer

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? At the age of 10, after 4 years of practising classical etudes on the piano, I started to improvise and write down little tunes for the first time. It was so fascinating for me to build these little musical worlds – I knew instantly…

Tristan Eckerson, composer, pianist and producer

Be yourself, do what makes you happy and create the music that is genuinely you. And if you truly want to do music for a living, get ready to work really hard, and most importantly, never give up.

Laura Farré Rozada, pianist

I think it is extremely important to think about why you want to become a professional musician and what could be your contribution. In other words, to be creative, to question general assumptions in your field and to find your own voice. And above all, to be patient, proactive, persistent and determined to work hard.