Hilda Paredes, composer

I need to connect my inner ear to an imaginative sound world. I don’t know where it comes from, I first just need to allow this connection to happen. Once it finds me, the process of deciphering it begins and I just need to allow the music to lead me through the creative journey.
 

Sarah Cahill, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano, and pursue a career in music? When I was eight years old, I started taking lessons from a teacher named Sharon Mann, who was (and is) charismatic and beautiful and brilliant, and she taught me Bach fugues and Beethoven sonatas, and as a shy child, I adored…

Elena dtm Lorenzi, singer

I love the energy that a singer transmits, the depth of the interpretation and the truth of what is told through music.

Arlene Sierra, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? Music was at the center for me from the very start, my parents were ardent fans of Classical music, had it playing at home and in the car all the time, and took me to an amazing variety of concerts. Getting from piano…