672: Building Self Confidence Through Music With Sita Chay

Sita Chay is an interdisciplinary performance artist, composer, and producer who won a 2017 Latin Grammy Award for Best Building Self Confidence Through Music With Sita ChayMariachi Album as a violinist of world-renowned Latin band, Flor de Toloache. Sita is the first and only Korean artist to ever win the Latin Grammy. Because of Sita’s unique ability to improvise and absorb different cultural music she has been in demand for versatile world music scenes including Afro-Caribbean music, Korean folk music, Bulgarian dance music, Flamenco and Indian raga. Most of her performances and compositions involve improvisational aspects and a combination of old and new techniques from both western and eastern music.

Sita shares how she able to build her self confidence through music along with tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.  Check out her episode to listen to her story.


Sita Chay is a violinist and a composer.

Cultural Background

Sita is of Korean descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Doing what you love and really caring for what you love brings the truth out of what you do.

Doing what you love and really caring for what you love brings the truth out of what you do.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is finding harmony in the world, what you are contributing has inter relation with the world (care about the world).  It’s also a flow from the universe.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Sita had lots of unknown and had trials without being sure. She always wanted to be a violinist since she was 5 but wasn’t sure with her worth even though she loves music.

The “AHA” Moment

Sita saw other people finding pleasure in her love for music and it made sense with other people.  This built her confidence to pursue her love for music.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Sita’s life is full of potential.  She is a freelancing violinist and embraces the unknown.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Spend time listening to your heart and define what gives you meaning.

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