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In their own words – top players and teachers talk exclusively to The Strad

Bernard Gregor-Smith

Words of wisdom from the British cellist of the Lindsay and Dante quartets

Midori

The Japanese–American violinist reflects on honesty and how it helps her as an artist

Alban Gerhardt

The German cello soloist reveals the music he loves listening to

Nancy Kerr

An Australian fiddle singer is a source of inspiration for the UK folk musician

Yvonne Lam

The US violinist tells us what she is listening to at the moment

Roman Patkoló

The Slovakian double bassist shares his musical heroes

Jane Rogers

The Academy of Ancient Music's principal violist recalls the worst concert she ever played in

Chris Garrick

The jazz violinist, composer and teacher shares some words of wisdom

Tai Murray

An early teacher still inspires ambition and creativity in the US violinist

Helena Rathbone

The Australian Chamber Orchestra's principal second violinist shares the knowledge she would give her younger self

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