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Maximilian Mauricio-Cardilli

Pointe-Claire , CANADA

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Hometown / ville
Montreal

Age / âge
20

Instrument
Double Bass

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 chose the double bass in high school because of its awesome versatility and its warm low range. (And because no one else would dare.)

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
My professional goals are to learn and grow for the rest of my career.

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
The community within the scene gives me a home and a family wherever I go. It is fantastic to feel small among a mass of brilliant peers all striving for the same goals.

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 ?
The biggest challenge is learning how to deal with the difference between the desired quality of music in ones head and the actual product. I believe my colleges can agree that whatever we produce will never be perfect but hopefully close enough.

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
I believe that the NYOC will provide me with priceless experience a great community of contacts from across the nation and great memories.

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.) ?
I used to act in my high school musicals.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I enjoy cooking for family and friends religious studies hockey and soccer and having time to read.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Brian Robinson

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Ben Cardilli (Ben Cardilli Band)

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Any Mahler of Vaughn Williams Symphony

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Brahms 4th Symphony

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?
Cutting meat in a freezer. Thank God for NYOC!

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?
If music did not exist I would want to be a chef. It is just like music but you have to listen with your mouth.

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Patience is an art diligence is a key always strive for better and always listen to the music around you. Keep your stick on the ice and your bow on the string.