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Andrew Lawrence

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Hometown / ville
Ottawa

Age / âge
21

Instrument
Double Bass

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I can really feel the sound I make

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I would like to play with a major orchestra but I would also like to pursue a career in composition in one way or another

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 will receive high level training specific to my field of study and to the role of my instrument in the orchestra

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
almost any other kind of music any outdoor activity (e.g. hiking biking boating etc.)

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
I couldn't pick one

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Keith Jarrett

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Nielsen Symphony No. 2

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?
Practising or possibly attending a different summer program depending on availability.

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'm a little bit crazy about cats