Stay honest to music as an art form. Honesty, devotion, and passion attract people
Music comes from the past, but it is the present, and it is our future.
One of the challenges for me is to get into the minds of every composer I want to play, and to truly – as much as I personally believe I can – understand the works I perform
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.