Carnegie Hall: What is the best musical advice anyone has ever given you?
Esveyde: "Don't be shy, believe in you."
Carnegie Hall: Who is your biggest inspiration and why?
Esveyde: My mom—she always has worked hard until she achieves her goals. She is a strong woman.
Carnegie Hall: Can you tell us about the most fun you ever had a musical event?
Esveyde: It wasn't a long time ago, when I was invited to participate in Carnegie Hall's Musical Exchange workshop at my school. I had a chance to show my way to express my own music. It was an amazing experience!
Carnegie Hall: What is the most important thing you have learned this past year?
Esveyde: I learned the value that music has to me and decided that I want to do it for the rest of my life.
Carnegie Hall: What do you look forward to this year?
Esveyde: Starting new musical projects, taking more initiative, and taking risk for doing new things.
Carnegie Hall: How did you start playing music?
Esveyde: I started singing when I was six years old in the school choir.
Carnegie Hall: What are you currently listening to on your iPod/radio/headphones?
Esveyde: A lot of different kinds of music, but mostly jazz, pop and ballads.
Carnegie Hall: What do you want to ask the other members of Musical Exchange?
Esveyde: It’s a long and hard road to becoming a professional musician, so what motivates you to stay on that road?