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Tim Watson

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Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I chose my instrument because at the time both my brother and my father had already played.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I would love to eventually play in an orchestra for a living. Since I have been studying at the University of Toronto I have developed a strong passion to pursue this career.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I love to watch and play practically all sports. I have a strong passion for hockey and soccer. I also love to read. I am doing a minor in English Literature at the University of Toronto

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
It is hard to put my finger on one. Right now I would have to say it would be Debussy, Stravinsky or Zoltan Kodaly.

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Stravinsky-Petrouchka Debussy-Images for Orchestra Copland-Rodeo Patrick Watson-Close to Paradise Beatles-Rubber Soul

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?
That I actually a career in violin well before I even picked up the trumpet.