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Frederika Cotta

Donapaula , INDIA

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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 ?
5

02. Why did you choose your instrument?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I was inspired by my elder cousin who is now a professional violinist.

03. Describe some of your professional goals./Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
To overcome my stage fright when performing and to become an excellent teacher.

04. What are your other interests and/or hobbies?/ Quels sont vos autres intérêts ou passe-temps?
Reading, swimming, art

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 ?
Itzhak Perlman, Hilary Hahn

07. What is your favourite piece of music?/ Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
There are so many, its hard to pick one.

08. What is your favourite concerto for your instrument?/ Quel est votre concerto préféré pour votre instrument?
Right now its the Bruch violin 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 ?
N/A

10. What made you decide to pursue classical music?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
In my early teens I started listening to lot of classical music and I began to enjoy practicing.

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 ?
It is difficult to pursue music as a career due to the lack of opportunities to perform. Although we have many great teachers we need more and for every instrument, not just for the popular instruments like violin, guitar or piano but for the others as well.

12. Why did you choose to apply to NYO Canada?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de poser votre candidature pour NYO Canada?
It is a great platform to improve and develop one's skills as a musician.

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 think it will help me improve on my technique and musicianship skills and make me an 'all-round' better musician.

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?
Teaching

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?
Sharing the stage and performing with my cousin who is a professional violinist and someone I admire.

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?
None

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?
None

 
     
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