Violist Hsin-Yun Huang speaks to online editor Davina Shum about the philosophies that shape her playing and teaching - including finding one’s unique musical voice, not building walls of expectation in playing as well as having space physically and psychologically.

Hsin-Yun’s article on the parallels between Chinese calligraphy and string playing features in our August 2021 issue.

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Excerpt taken from ’Hsin-Yun Huang: Musical Postcard #1 (Music and Joy)’ used with permission from Hsin-Yun Huang

Photo credit: Raymond Huang