We asked our Musical Leaders to interview each other; read on to find out their advice to their younger selves, and the worst thing that has happened on stage!

Name: Hannah

Instruments: Voice, Cello

Year: 2nd Year, Undergraduate

Degree: Primary Education with Music Specialism

Music at Reading ensembles: Academic Voices, Festival Voices, Festival Sinfonia

7 Questions:

What has been the worst or most memorable thing that has happened during a performance?

Tripped over whilst walking on stage.

Who is your musical inspiration?


What inspires you to perform?

 The feeling of a performance and achievement after performing in front of others.

Which instrument do you wish you had learned?


What musical advice would you give to your younger self?

Practice more!

What musical moment are you most proud of?

Getting into performing arts school, and developing my musical skills

Which three words describe you as a musician?

Characterisation, perfectionist, emotional