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HeeYeon Kim

Toronto , Ontario , CANADA

Hometown / ville
South Korea

Age / âge
24

Instrument
Cello

How old were you when you started playing your instrument? / Quel âge aviez-vous quand vous avez commencé à jouer votre instrument ?
15

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I started to play cello as a hobby. My first impression of violin was too tiny bass was too big but cello was just perfect!

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
One of my musical goals is being a member of a professional orchestra. Besides I want to teach students and share what I've learnt.

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
I found it really fun and exciting every time I play cello and nothing else was more fun than classical music.

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 ?
We have to compete every time. Winning orchestra job is getting more difficult and difficult.

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
Working with a great conductor faculties and talented musicians are a big benefit for me.

Do you write or arrange your own music? / Êtes-vous compositeur ou arrangeur de votre propre musique ?
Sometimes

Do you participate in any other performing or creative arts?/ Êtes-vous artiste dans un autre milieu que la musique (théâtre, arts visuels, etc.) ?
If I have chance

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I love watching sports doing outside activity.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
This is the most difficult question to answer.

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

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Depends on my mood

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Brahms cello sonata no.1

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?
I would go visit my family travel around the world and practice.

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 was once a Barista. I can do latte arts.

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Do what you are really passionate about. If it is music try to enjoy it. No one can win over people who are truly enjoying from the bottom of heart.