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You have to work out how to deal with your own physical response to excitement - because it's not nervousness, it's excitement. I think unless you're experiencing that edge you won't perform as well, as it's letting your body know it's time to deliver on something important'

Violinist Hilary Hahn talks about harnessing performance nerves in an interview conducted by YouTube Symphony member Ben Chan.

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