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Zachary Pulak

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Hometown / ville
Winnipeg

Age / âge
21

Instrument
Percussion

How old were you when you started playing your instrument? / Quel âge aviez-vous quand vous avez commencé à jouer votre instrument ?
13

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I was attracted to the variety found in drums/percussion.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
Professional orchestral musician.

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
I love listening to and playing this 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 ?
The extremely competitive nature of the few available jobs.

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 NYOC will give me a summer of networking opportunities with fellow young players/coaches as well the chance to tour with some big repertoire!

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

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 ?
Running Cycling Cross-Country Skiing Reading Art.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Too many to list

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

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Whatever I'm playing/working on at the time

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

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?
Practicing.

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?
When I have time I enjoy making many of my own sticks/beaters/mallets.

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Find a great teacher work hard and LOVE what you do.

 
     
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