10 years old and overflowing with melody

“It’s a challenge to find the balance,” admits Guy, a flautist. “How much to protect her, how much to promote her. We may be overprotective but if we have to make a mistake one way or the other, it’s better this way. Alma has a mature intellect but also a wonderfully naive childish enjoyment of things. That contrast is almost unbelievable. In one sense she has a completely normal childhood, playing with her dolls and climbing trees with her friends. Yet she performs around the world and meets Simon Rattle.”

Playing solo for her own violin concerto:

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