An Interview with Alina Pogostkina: founder of Mindful Music Making

By Emma Baird Violinist Alina Pogostkina has already had an international solo career spanning over three decades. A child prodigy who began to perform on stage from the age of five, Alina subsequently won first prize at the 1997 International Louis Spohr Competition and the 2005 International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, establishing herself at the…

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A Night in the Life

As lectures across London universities wrap up for 6pm, a small group of students make their way to an undisclosed location to spend the night. Switching on the computers and opening the phone lines, they settle in for their shifts as London Nightline volunteers.   London Nightline is a student-run anonymous listening and information service,…

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