Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? Many people and things. My parents bought me a
Tag: Meet the Artist
Keith Burstein, composer
I think a turning point came when I discovered Mahler at age 16, that’s when I understood what music can be more fully than before.
Katherine Bryan, flautist
Play music first and your instrument second. Don’t let the difficulties or limitations of an instrument dictate what you say with it.
Danny Driver, pianist
There is no set formula, and I must admit that I am reluctant to make decisions very far ahead. My guiding principles are firstly that I have to be passionate about and deeply involved with the music I am to play, so that I can share it with others effectively
Mainly Two, contemporary violin duo
Be curious and open-minded; take risks; pursue unusual avenues; be disciplined (it’s not always fun, but it pays off!) and dedicated
Peter Donohoe, pianist
we need to identify in our own minds exactly why we really want to be performing musicians, and what we feel is the true role of music in modern society