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Danielle Girard

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Hometown / ville
London, ON

Age / âge
22

Instrument
Violin

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
It was my mother's decision to put me in piano lessons when I was younger, but after becoming exposed to the classical music world I was just drawn to the violin.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
It is my main goal to play in a professional orchestra but I would also really like to perform and promote contemporary music.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Biking, Skiing, Cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
James Ehnes.

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Jacqueline du Pre, Elgar Cello Concerto

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 played hockey in high school.