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Peter Cho

St. John'S , Newfoundland &Amp; Labrador , CANADA

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Hometown / ville
Rothesay

Age / âge
17

Instrument
Viola

How old were you when you started playing your instrument? / Quel âge aviez-vous quand vous avez commencé à jouer votre instrument ?
10

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
My older brother plays violin and my other brother plays cello so I chose viola so I can finish the string trio

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I wish to have a career in which I get to make great music every day

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
My love for classical music is why I pursue it

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 in music is having the patience to overcome all the obstacles one faces.

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 feel that I will become a better musician simply from being in an orchestra of great musicians

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.) ?
Nope

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I like to read relax and have fun!

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

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
I don't have one

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Hard to say! Perhaps Beethoven's Pastoral symphony

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Third Movement of the Tchaikovsky violin concerto

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?
Relaxing going to music camps practicing and getting ready for university

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 play hockey?

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Never give up!