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Chris James

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Hometown / ville
Toronto, Ontario

Age / âge
17

Instrument
Flute

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
My flute teacher was a friend of the family whom I had heard perform, and I fell in love with her sound.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I hope to hold an orchestral position and also, hopefully, to play chamber music and teach.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I enjoy baking, reading and writing, and have a large collection of antique and foreign currency.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
On my instrument, I am most inspired by Jeanne Baxtresser.

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Liebermann's Flute Concerto, Poulenc's Woodwind Sextet, and Radiohead.

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 really kind of shy.

 
     
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