Maya Beiser quotes

  • I want to create endless possibilities with this cello. I become the medium through which the music is being channeled.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Creativity #Want #Possibility

  • From the 9th to the 15th centuries, the area which is now modern Spain was home to the greatest peaceful agglomeration of cultures ever known in the post-literate worldEven more remarkable than the flowering of art itself was the confluence of cultures that produced it: under the rule of Islam, Muslims, Jews and Christians lived and worked together in relative harmony.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Christian #Art #Home

  • It's wonderful when music is intellectually stimulating. But ultimately it has to be a visceral experience.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Wonderful #Visceral #Music Is

  • A person can do a lot of reading and research as I have done. I went to Spain and spent a whole summer there with my family, immersing myself in the culture. But all that isn't really necessary to experience the music.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Summer #Reading #Spain

  • I'm interested in music that happens now and that relates to our lives now.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Relate #Happens #Our Lives

  • I was always a rebel in the sense that I always wanted to go my own road and do something that nobody else has done.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Rebel #Done #Wanted

  • I decided that I wanted to explore all kinds of music with my cello, not just the Western classical tradition. I just wanted to try and expand my vocabulary and bring that different kind of music to my audience.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Vocabulary #Trying #Different

  • I grew up in a kibbutz in the Galilee, but we were surrounded by Arabic villages, so I heard all these sounds and all this music. My father was very close friends with one of the Bedouin tribes, so I would always go there, to weddings, and I was always very fascinated by that music.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Father #Sound #Village

  • I was a rebel and I wanted to do something that nobody else did, and nobody else played the cello. Also, I was also a small kid and I liked the fact that it was big.
    -- Maya Beiser

    #Kids #Rebel #Facts

  • Arthur V. Berger commenting on the music of Aaron Copland: Here is at last an American that we may place unapologetically beside the great recognized creative figures of any other country.

  • Made with Pencils is grounded in the creativity of a few, propelled by the financial support of many, and most importantly, it's empowering generations to come. A simple idea, a heartfelt desire, and a world of possibility. A pencil, a promise, and a dream.

  • The one thing that cannot be outsourced is creativity. We have to find ways to support creative people because the only way we are going to improve our laws... is by creating our way out of it.

  • Transcend your abuse and transform it into a source of courage, creativity and compassion.

  • God does not so much want us to do things as to let people see what He can do.

  • There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don't discuss my private life.

  • One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities.

  • Connecting expands possibilities - in work and in life - for ourselves as well as for others.

  • In athletics, the idea of possibility is presumed. It's not 'if;' it's 'how.'

  • By not sharing our interests, talents and abilities, we limit our possibilities.