Dinu-Mihai Stefan









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

Music is life at its greatest moments. It gives me peace of mind, energy and positive emotions.

What is your music dream?

I always wanted to be able to share my music live in front of people. Performing is the most important aspect of music making to me. I always feel a special connection with my audience when I am performing.

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

I would probably start with me. I find that the hardest battle to be won is with yourself.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

I do not have a particular favourite song that I remember. In general I remember playing Romanian folk songs when I started taking piano lessons with my teacher.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

I am inspired by classical musicians as they have extraordinary instrumental and vocal skills, but I occasionally listen to Jazz, and other musical styles.

What inspires you to make music?

Being in front of people and sharing the experience with them.

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

Love the arts.

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

I always feel good performing in front of an audience as I love sharing my music with people.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

It was always difficult in the music profession, since the time of great composers such as Bach. However, being open to exploring new ideas and working in various environments has opened many opportunities for musicians in the past. We can always learn from other successful people and what made them stand out in the crowd.

What do you think of Drooble?

An interesting platform for finding new audiences and being heard.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

It is always difficult to find performing work, especially as a solo classical pianist.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I sometimes attend concerts and I also enjoy listening to my favourite artists online.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Strong interpersonal skills, people skills and digital skills.

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