When it comes to making music, talent is just the beginning. Add these essentials: The physical endurance of a marathon runner. The emotional stamina to handle applause one moment and critical darts the next. A certain amount of genius. And pure love of music. Everyone who walks onto the stage of Davies Symphony Hall shares these qualities. All have chosen to devote themselves to music. It is not an easy life. But for them, it is the only life, full of unbelievable challenges and overwhelming joys. The music makers are a special breed. Meet them here.