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Emma Morrison, 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 ?
7

02. Why did you choose your instrument?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I began playing piano at age four but was more drawn to the violin.

03. Describe some of your professional goals./Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
- to be an active chamber musician - to coach young chamber ensembles - to teach - to perform and commission new music

04. What are your other interests and/or hobbies?/ Quels sont vos autres intérêts ou passe-temps?
I love Patrick Watson and constant snacks.

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 ?
Janine Jansen

07. What is your favourite piece of music?/ Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Cannot pick just one

08. What is your favourite concerto for your instrument?/ Quel est votre concerto préféré pour votre instrument?
Barber violin concerto

10. What made you decide to pursue classical music?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
I cannot imagine myself doing anything else.

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 ?
Pursuing artistry rather than perfection

12. Why did you choose to apply to NYO Canada?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de poser votre candidature pour NYO Canada?
NYO is an enriching experience

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 will be pushed to work outside my comfort zone and improve upon my weaknesses.

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?
If I were not participating in NYO this summer I would either be traveling to South Korea with the Orford Orchestra, or participating in their masterclass programs.

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?
Being accepted into Jonathan Crow's studio

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?
Full scholarship to University of Toronto

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?
Awards from local festivals

 
     
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