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Vladislav Kalinichenko, ON

Toronto , Ontario , CANADA

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01. How old were you when you started playing your instrument?/ Quel âge aviez-vous quand vous avez commencé à jouer votre instrument ?
12

02. Why did you choose your instrument?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
At 5 years old I started learning euphonium, but when I realized that no one wants to hire euphonium players to be a part of a symphony orchestra I picked up Trombone. It was the closest thing to Euphonium so there was no drastic changes to my embouchure or sound.

03. Describe some of your professional goals./Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
To get hired and play in a symphony orchestra.

04. What are your other interests and/or hobbies?/ Quels sont vos autres intérêts ou passe-temps?
Video Games, Camping, Drinking.

05. Do you write/arrange your own music?/ Êtes-vous compositeur ou arrangeur de votre propre musique ?
Tried once as a school assignment, didn't go too well...

06. Who is your favourite classical musician?/ Quel est votre artiste (musicien) préféré ?
My teacher

07. What is your favourite piece of music?/ Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Tannhauser Overture

08. What is your favourite concerto for your instrument?/ Quel est votre concerto préféré pour votre instrument?
David Concertino

09. 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 l’ONJC ?
Eating an enormous amounts of pizza with my friends because we were all hungry after the rehearsal.

10. What made you decide to pursue classical music?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
Since I was little I played music, so I just decided to pursue it professionally. And, of course because I LOVE doing it.

11. What do you think 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 ?
Working hard at all times, no matter what and when.

12. Why did you choose to apply to NYO Canada?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de poser votre candidature pour NYO Canada?
Because its awesome?

13. How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada?/ Comment bénéficierez-vous de votre participation dans le programme de NYO Canada?
I will become better as a musician and meet many new friends/connections for my future career and life.

14. Were you accepted to any other summer music programs this year?/ Avez-vous été accepté/e à tout autre programme musical estival cette année?
No

15. If you weren’t touring with the NYO Canada, what would you be doing during the summer?/ Si vous n’étiez pas en tournée avec NYO Canada, que feriez-vous cet été?
Being lazy and unproductive

16. What was the proudest moment of your music career thus far?/ Jusqu’ici, quel est le moment de votre carrière musicale qui vous a apporté le plus de fierté?
Getting an award in 2012 from NYOC and standing in front of everyone.

17. What scholarships, if any, have you been awarded in the past year?/ Quelles bourses, le cas échéant, avez-vous remporté au cours de la dernière année?
Full Scholarship to Glenn Gould School of Music

18. What awards, if any, have you won in the past year?/ Quels prix, le cas échéant, avez-vous remporté au cours de la dernière année?
None

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

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
I do not have one.

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?
That I have bad grades at school because I don't care about marks, I set my goal and I want to be a musician so I focus on music and only music.

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
If you love something, do it. Don't go after money, go after passion.