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Luke Zawadiuk

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Hometown / ville
Coquitlam

Age / âge
18

Instrument
Violin

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
At the age of 3 I would pick up a plastic violin and try to play along with the Mendelsohnn violin concerto. My parents saw this and put me into violin lessons.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
Next year I am going to McGill to study music. I hope to pursue a career in music, but I am also fascinated by biological science. Maybe I will be able to have a career that incorporates both. At the moment my goals with music are to become a top musician and see how far I can go.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
In the school band I play the drums and tenor saxophone. From the age of 6 up until last year I played baseball. I love golfing and camping. In the winter time I am an avid skier.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
My favorite classical artist is James Ehnes. His playing is flawless.

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Feeling Good by Muse, Unaccompanied Bach Sonatas and Partita's, Boulevard of Broken Dreams by Greenday, Symphonie Espagnole by Edaurd Lalo 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 come from a large family. I have five siblings not including me. All of us play a musical instrument, except for the youngest one who is too young to play. I am the oldest.

 
     
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