Hilary Hahn on Practice, Nerves and Connection with Fans

Hilary Hahn on Practice, Nerves and Connection with Fans

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Jan 19, 2018
  • 18:43 mins

Guest: Hilary Hahn, Grammy-Winning Violinist, album “Retrospective” out Jan. 19 World-famous, Grammy-winning violinist Hilary Hahn caused a stir last year when she hopped on Instagram and told her 70,000 followers: “Hi everyone, it’s Hilary, I’m speaking quietly because I’m in a public space. I’ve decided to put a short video of my practicing every day.” #100daysofpractice was her take on a global effort to do something creative daily for 100 days. As promised, Hahn posted short videos daily practicing in closets and offices and dressing rooms and sometimes outdoors. To see a violin virtuoso doing scales and drilling small parts of music and even getting frustrated sometimes was a revelation to her fans.

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