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Stephanie Morin

Baie D'Urfe , 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 ?
9

02. Why did you choose your instrument?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I have a low voice, and got frustrated not being able to sing songs designed for soprano voices. The flute let me do that. What's funny is that now the low register of the flute is my favourite.

03. Describe some of your professional goals./Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I hope to play in a professional orchestra. I also enjoy chamber music and teaching.

04. What are your other interests and/or hobbies?/ Quels sont vos autres intérêts ou passe-temps?
I love baking and eating sweets of all kinds, especially cakes. I'm also quite proud of my collection of strange earrings.

05. Do you write/arrange your own music?/ Êtes-vous compositeur ou arrangeur de votre propre musique ?
No

06. Who is your favourite classical musician?/ Quel est votre artiste (musicien) préféré ?
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

07. What is your favourite piece of music?/ Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Today it's Mahler 3

08. What is your favourite concerto for your instrument?/ Quel est votre concerto préféré pour votre instrument?
Mozart Flute Concerto in G Major

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 ?
Learning alto flute and playing it in Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe. That and eating fantastic food with friends.

10. What made you decide to pursue classical music?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
The prospect of performing amazing music with other people who enjoy it as much as I do.

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 ?
Keeping it about music and not competition.

12. Why did you choose to apply to NYO Canada?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de poser votre candidature pour NYO Canada?
It was a fantastic experience last year and I hope for the same this time around!

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 hope to improve my ensemble playing and look forward to learning lots and making connections with musicians of my generation from all across the country.

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?
Yes.

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?
Practicing, baking, and hanging out with my sister!

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?
My acceptance to NYOC 2014.

18. What awards, if any, have you won in the past year?/ Quels prix, le cas échéant, avez-vous remporté au cours de la dernière année?
First place in the Cegeps en Concert competition 2014

 
     
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