What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is that one place I can go to that never lets me down. As much as I dive into it, it is faithful to give back. Unlike people it returns passion for passion, it is timeless and present.

What is your music dream?

To play in a band again, to make music with an awesome group of people who share the same vision.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Getting others to just listen to each other, really, truly listen. As a violinist you have to listen to every note to get it right, as a human we need to listen to every word to understand.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Family parties with aunts, cousins and brothers singing, "can't you see" and making up our own lyrics.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Bach, Mozart, Sibelius , Chris Cornel, and Queen for a start.

What inspires you to make music?

Everything, people, places I've been do, life experiences I've had.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Life is worth only worth living when we experience all of it, the joy and the pain.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?