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Ben Bartelt

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Hometown / ville
Toronto

Age / âge
20

Instrument
Viola

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
Because I was going to a summer chamber music camp and they were short a violists. After that I realized how cool the viola is!

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
To play in a professional orchestra.

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'm sure I'll learn lots! :)

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
long distance running good food reading anything and everything going hiking learning about everything.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
So many! How to choose!

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
So many! How to choose!

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Nothing! I don't use an iPod

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?
Taking summer school for my double major.

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?
Hmmm....not sure about this one!

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 NYO Canada?
So many! How to choose!