I started this blog with an intention to capture some of the wonderful conversations with musicians and creatives and educators that I feel privileged to have worked with, and learned from.

"In Conversation" especially celebrates the work of intercultural musicians fostering global change through music. It also explores aspects of health for musicians via interviews with various specialists, offering  practical advice for all musicians.

April 13, 2020

Chatting to Amy, whether in real life or on the phone never ceases to provide an endless stream of laughter, tears and ideas. Amy and I met as two of the Australian musician guests at the Sichuan Symphony Orchestra in January 2019. We bonded then as she was my fabulous...

June 16, 2019

A soul-searching Sunday morning with rain aplenty. This week I chatted with Deepka Ratra, a dear friend and wonderful artist - as we recently worked together recording a song by Peter Macnamara for the upcoming  album release of  Sideband, in a cool trio...

March 30, 2019

My hometown Kazan, a beautiful city, located on Volga River is more than a thousand years old and rich in history and folk tales. Music is an important part of lives of Tatar people, it reflects their customs, history and national identity.

March 16, 2019

As an undergraduate music student, I was immediately attracted by the constructive nature of Alexander Technique - it gave me a process to help me learn about myself in a way that was clear and practical, rather than the advice offered to me from chiropracters and phys...

November 13, 2018

Interview with Andrew Bukenya discussing creative processes and music.

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