Maia Jasper White and Kevin Kumar (photo by Johanna Siegmann)

Maia Jasper White: How Crisis Changes Artistry

Maia Jasper White shares how her relationship to music-making changed as she cared for her young daughter, who underwent surgery for craniosynostosis and a subsequent period of PTSD.

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Julia Adolphe

Violinist Maia Jasper White shares how her relationship to music-making changed as she cared for her young daughter, who underwent surgery for craniosynostosis and a subsequent period of PTSD. We discuss how Maia temporarily stepped away from creative work and how the personal crisis changed her understanding of her own artistic expression. As co-founder of The Salistina Music Society, Maia shares her experience performing for hospital patients during Covid through Project Music Us.