Personify is an interview series based on Holly’s Master’s research project, exploring the relationship between musicians and their instrument.
While the original interviews followed a fixed structure, recent entries use the relationship as a jumping off point for a wider musical conversation.
I’ve always named my instruments. Nearly every single one of them over the years has had a name of some sort, and often an attached identity. The names started out as strictly alliterative; my first flute, a beginner Yamaha model