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Deanna Bourne

Ottawa , Ontario , CANADA

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Hometown / ville
Ottawa

Age / âge
20

Instrument
Cello

How old were you when you started playing your instrument? / Quel âge aviez-vous quand vous avez commencé à jouer votre instrument ?
8

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I think my parents suggested that I play the cello but I love it because of its warm rich tone.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I plan to pursue a career in music performance possibly in chamber or orchestral playing.

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
Music has always been a part of my life and I can't imagine doing anything else!

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 competition and lack of positions for professional musicians.

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 am looking forward to meeting and playing with so many talented musicians. I expect to learn a lot from NYOC's excellent faculty.

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

Do you participate in any other performing or creative arts?/ Êtes-vous artiste dans un autre milieu que la musique (théâtre, arts visuels, etc.) ?
No

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Reading and swimming

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

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

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Bach's cello suites

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Anner Bylsma's recording of the Beethoven cello sonatas

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 probably be working and playing at a lot of weddings

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 enjoy swing dancing

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Listen to a lot of music attend a lot of concerts and practice!