Those who can, do and teach
While performing continues to be an important part of her career, she also values her opportunity to teach the next generation of violinists.
“From my experiences in the different genres as a musician… I discovered that teaching is an integral part of who I am and what I find to be extremely rewarding,” Shih said. “I’ve been blessed to have the opportunity to pass on knowledge and discipline I’ve acquired from my legendary teachers and to be able to continue the lineage and mentor young talents. It’s the inspiration I receive, witnessing the students’ capability to expand and to watch a student grow, not just as a musical artist, but as a human being, as they’re so intertwined.”