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Ryan Garbett, ON

Toronto , Ontario , CANADA

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

02. Why did you choose your instrument?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
My grandma once told me it was the most beautiful sounding instrument in the orchestra.

03. Describe some of your professional goals./Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I aspire to be a professional orchestral horn player and teacher.

04. What are your other interests and/or hobbies?/ Quels sont vos autres intérêts ou passe-temps?
My other interests include Hockey, Songwriting, Ultimate Frisbee, and Craft Beer.

05. Do you write/arrange your own music?/ Êtes-vous compositeur ou arrangeur de votre propre musique ?
Yes

06. Who is your favourite classical musician?/ Quel est votre artiste (musicien) préféré ?
Radek Baborak

07. What is your favourite piece of music?/ Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Shostakovich Symphony #5

08. What is your favourite concerto for your instrument?/ Quel est votre concerto préféré pour votre instrument?
Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1

09. 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 l’ONJC ?
Playing Mahler's 1st Symphony for my friends and family in Koerner Hall.

10. What made you decide to pursue classical music?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
It is most well suited to the horn.

11. What do you think 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 need to focus on the big picture and not let the bad performances or obstacles in the practice room get me down. At the end of the day, I'm still telling a story and making art.

12. Why did you choose to apply to NYO Canada?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de poser votre candidature pour NYO Canada?
I was a member last year and it was the best summer I've ever had

13. How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada?/ Comment bénéficierez-vous de votre participation dans le programme de NYO Canada?
I am the kind of learner that benefits from a rigorous training schedule, and learning by example. To be surrounded by such talented hard working people for such a long period of time will have a profound effect on my playing and musicianship, but will also make me a better person

14. Were you accepted to any other summer music programs this year?/ Avez-vous été accepté/e à tout autre programme musical estival cette année?
No

15. If you weren’t touring with the NYO Canada, what would you be doing during the summer?/ Si vous n’étiez pas en tournée avec NYO Canada, que feriez-vous cet été?
Working

16. What was the proudest moment of your music career thus far?/ Jusqu’ici, quel est le moment de votre carrière musicale qui vous a apporté le plus de fierté?
When I first heard the recording of myself playing the small horn cadenza in Jordan Pal's The Afar with NYOC 2014.

17. What scholarships, if any, have you been awarded in the past year?/ Quelles bourses, le cas échéant, avez-vous remporté au cours de la dernière année?
I am the recipient of the Oscar Morawetz Entrance Scholarship to U of T (Renewed)

 
     
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