Andrés Cárdenes, violinist

Who or what inspired you to take up violin, and pursue a career in music? My parents love music and always had great music playing in our home when I was young. My dad brought home a recording of Viktor Tretyakov playing Paganini Concerto and after that all I wanted to do was play the…

Delphine Galou, contralto

Not to look for success but to share the happiness of making music and to touch the audience with one’s sincerity.

Gloria Chien, piano

Don’t be afraid to make your own path – what awaits you on the other side will be the most rewarding!

Luka Okros, pianist

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I don’t really remember how exactly it started, as music has been with me my whole life. I heard music in my head and soon or later it needed to be let out. Luckily, we had an upright piano at home, so when I…

Joo Yeon Sir, violinist

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 music that first introduced to classical music. I remember being surrounded by my dad’s extensive LP and CD collections of different genres, having some Mozart quartets or old classic pop…