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Jesse Solway

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Hometown / ville
Cobourg, Ontario

Age / âge
21

Instrument
Double Bass

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
Played violin and piano from age 6; switching to Bass was a way to keep my interest and eventually turned into a passion. I still play piano as well.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
Orchestral auditions tenure lifelong education creative projects

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
Its a great opportunity to internalize great repertoire and get experience touring and playing concerts with a great group of young musicians.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Visual art and media nature philosophy literature painting drawing improvising and jam sessions 20th century culture integrated art forms

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Glenn Gould Anner Byslma

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Spiral Beach

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Satie Mark Dresser

If you weren't touring with NYO Canada what would you be doing with your summer? / Si vous ne faisiez pas partie de NYO Canada que feriez-vous cet été?
practicing orchestral excerpts among other things

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'm a farm boy

For returning members: What is your fondest memory from a previous session and/or tour? / Pour participants vétérans: Quels sont vos souvenirs préférés de la session ou tournée précédente de NYO Canada?
special moments with friends and truly sublime moments during performances