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Teresa Wang

MontréAl , Quebec , CANADA

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Hometown / ville
Toronto

Age / âge
16

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 years old

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
My dad suggested it since Sherlock Holmes also plays the violin.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
For now I'd like to get into a good university and get my bachelor's degree so I can further pursue higher education.

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
When I started it was just a hobby but I grew to love the music I played as well as the people I worked with which made me want to continue doing what I was doing.

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 ?
I think motivation is a big issue. It's easy to get discouraged and lose confidence in myself and then I just don't want to do anything.

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'll definitely appreciate gaining more experience and I hope to grow musically as an individual. Social networking is also an important benefit.

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.) ?
Yes

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I love to read and I really enjoy drawing and other visual arts. I also watch way too much TV and spend more time on the internet than is healthy.

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

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

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Can't decide on a favourite

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
'Til Kingdom Come - Coldplay

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'd probably be at another music camp or doing summer school.

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?
Nothing I'm pretty boring.

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Don't give up. It's easy to get discouraged but keep on trying even in the face of failure. God knows my failures far outweigh my successes.

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?
There were plenty of great memories but I really enjoyed the late nights talking and hanging out with people.

 
     
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