After a humiliating performance, Winnie Su gave up all hopes of becoming a pianist. Now she’s a rising star
'I always felt really awful and I felt really guilty'
Good morning Millers — grey skies are beginning to break and, in keeping with that spirit, we’ve got a lovely story about Winnie Su, a young pianist at the Royal Northern College of Music. After struggling with the perfectionism and pressure involved with trying to make it as a classical musician, Winnie has come to take a kinder view of her work and herself: "I don't think I want to be the best at what I do. I want to be the best that I can be for myself.” That’s below.
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