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Evan Wiebe

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Hometown / ville
Windsor, Ontario

Age / âge
19

Instrument
Cello

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I switched from violin because it was a cooler" instrument, with more versatility and a more natural posture."

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
Build my own teaching studio and reach a multi-faceted career that I enjoy, whether I follow a musical path or another.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I also play piano, electric bass, guitar, and some drums. I am a big sports fan, and love soccer, squash, volleyball, hockey, badminton, football, and some basketball.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Honestly, no-one comes to mind, but if I could pick anyone to play cello repertoire, I would pick my teacher, Tom Wiebe.

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Radiohead, the Killers, Daft Punk, Justice, Korean Pop, T-Pain, The Backstreet Boys, John Coltrane, ELO, My techno, St. Matthew's Passion, Switchfoot, Pink Floyd, and many others.

What is there about you that you think people might be surprised to know? / Y a-t-il quelque chose à votre propos qui est un peu surprenant ou hors de l’ordinaire?
I like the smell of skunk.