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Jiten Beairsto

Victoria , British Columbia , CANADA

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Hometown / ville
Vancouver

Age / âge
22

Instrument
Violin

How old were you when you started playing your instrument? / Quel âge aviez-vous quand vous avez commencé à jouer votre instrument ?
5

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I don't remember.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
To play (full-time) in a professional orchestra and probably teach as well.

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
It was more that I couldn't give it up.

What is the biggest challenge you face in your pursuit of a career in music? / Quel est le plus grand obstacle à surmonter afin de poursuivre une carrière en musique ?
It's hard to decide how much you're willing to sacrifice in order to succeed professionally and hard to know what level of success you'll need to achieve in order for it to feel worthwhile.

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 opportunity to play the repertoire that we do is exceptional in itself. That we are given the time and coaching to play it at such a high level makes it even better.

Do you write or arrange your own music? / Êtes-vous compositeur ou arrangeur de votre propre musique ?
No

Do you participate in any other performing or creative arts?/ Êtes-vous artiste dans un autre milieu que la musique (théâtre, arts visuels, etc.) ?
No

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Rock climbing

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
I don't pick favourites.

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Too hard to choose.

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
I could never decide.

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Justin Timberlake

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?
Hopefully a different music program if not just earning money and enjoying the weather.

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?
It's so surprising that I'm going to keep it a secret.

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Always remember why you chose to pursue music and don't let sheer determination take you too far away from that.

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?
Hearing the orchestra read through a piece for the first time is always incredibly thrilling.

 
     
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