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Kathryn Wiebe

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Hometown / ville
Windsor

Age / âge
17

Instrument
Violin

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
It was mandatory for me and my siblings to learn piano and a stringed instrument and violin was the most convenient instrument for me to learn both financially and logistically.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
Right now my main aspiration is to reach my potential as a musician and to hopefully make a living as an orchestral/chamber performer. I also plan to broaden my horizons as a musician exploring alternative genres such as jazz and folk music.

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
The NYOC program will help me grow as a musician giving me tools that will be great assets for my career in music.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I am very fascinated with math and sciences especially Chemistry.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Maxim Vengerov

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

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
The Shins Metric

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?
If I wasn't a member of NYOC this summer I would work in order earn money for university.

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 enjoy studying a map intensely for long periods of time also watching Seinfeld after a long busy day.