Hattie Butterworth’s latest blog entry now online at Larsen Strings. ‘Music and Mental Health – What I’m Doing in October.’ We are very grateful to Hattie for sharing this experience and hope that it is of assistance to fellow musicians.

‘I’ve spoken before on my blog about the struggles of performance anxiety and how it’s affected me. It’s been a long struggle of trial and error and I am far from complete presence and acceptance with performing. However, I have spoken little about what happens when the ‘normal’ levels of anxiety mutate into something more sinister and debilitating…’

Read more larsenstrings.com/hattie-butterworth/

Please help Hattie to fund raise for Help Musicians UK. Through this organisation she has been helped to find a way through issues that all too many of her fellow musicians experience. Hattie is running a half marathon and organising concerts and events to help raise funds for this charity.