Performance is about connecting, so I try to communicate every piece as well as I can every time, whether it’s a brand new one or a more familiar piece
Don’t be afraid to make your own path – what awaits you on the other side will be the most rewarding!
Who or what inspired you to take up the violin and pursue a career in music? It was my parents and their love for classical
While hard work, focus, and perseverance are definitely necessary qualities on the path to a successful life in music — whatever that means to you — equally, self-care, compassion, and rest are vital ingredients to a sustainable life and career.
An authentic artist must have an interpretation they truly believe in, and that is what makes music such a unique and special art form.
I feel that I have been successful in a concert if I have genuinely moved the audience by the end. Whether that’s bringing happiness and making people smile through playing fun virtuosic works such as Arban’s Carnival of Venice, or causing people to feel emotional through performing works like Deborah Pritchard’s Seven Halts on the Somme, which was written to commemorate the centenary of the First World War