Books Sara Solovitch Books by Sara Solovitch Sara Solovitch has written books about: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Sara Solovitch Author Interviews In 'Playing Scared' Pianist Grows Less Frightened Of Stage Fright July 5, 2015 Performance anxiety kept journalist Sara Solovitch away from the piano for several decades. Then one day she decided to search for the key to putting her back in tune with her performance side. In 'Playing Scared' Pianist Grows Less Frightened Of Stage Fright Listen · 5:59 5:59 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/419485599/420237425" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Sara Solovitch plays the piano in the Terminal B baggage claim area at San Jose International Airport. Chloe Veltman/KQED hide caption toggle caption Chloe Veltman/KQED Shots - Health News To Master Stage Fright, Practice Makes Imperfect OK KQED June 26, 2015 Most people suffer stage fright when speaking or performing in front of a group. One pianist found she could manage the anxiety if she practiced often for an audience, even at the airport.