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Rob Weymouth

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Hometown / ville
Brampton, ON

Age / âge
21

Instrument
Trumpet

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
My Dad played trumpet in highschool

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
My main goal for a career is to play in a professional orchestra. I also would love to work with and direct 'new concept' ensembles such as brass and percussion groups.

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
The first and foremost benefit of NYO is the chance to play in a great orchestra where everyone around you wants to do their best. With everyone eager and willing to participate I can't help but give 110% and be inspired to get better!

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I really like playing games video/board etc. I also can't wait to get I my cottage to windsurf!

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
as a group The Berlin Philharmonic never ceases to amaze me

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

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Bruckner 4 The Beatles Chris Potter Lady Ga-Ga

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?
Working.

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 used to be a competitive ice dancer.

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?
I think my favorite memory was going to New York city in my first year. The feeling of finally getting off the bus ride in that awesome city was unforgettable. My favourite musical memory was getting to play in a brass quintet with the faculty last year.