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Lauren Tyros

Montreal , Quebec , CANADA

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How old were you when you started playing your instrument? / Quel âge aviez-vous quand vous avez commencé à jouer votre instrument ?

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
It was part of the curriculum at the school I attended.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
To be part of a professional orchestra. If not to be a composer in the field of film scores.

What made you decide to pursue classical music? / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
It offered challenges that proved fun once completing and had a vast amount of knowledge to the origins of music that was very intriguing.

What 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 ?
I'm not sure there are many aspects that seem that they could be potential blocks in the road. I try not to look at my career like that so that I do not hold myself back.

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 get to understand how to professionally play in an orchestra. To be well prepared even before rehearsals start and to have a very condensed time of practicing and building up a lot of repetoire.

Do you write or arrange your own music? / Êtes-vous compositeur ou arrangeur de votre propre musique ?

Do you participate in any other performing or creative arts?/ Êtes-vous artiste dans un autre milieu que la musique (théâtre, arts visuels, etc.) ?

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Literature soccer biology mathematics. Really anything that is interesting...

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Currently Josef Spacek.

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Department of Eagles

What is your favourite piece of music? / Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Don't have a favourite although love Prokofiev as a whole.

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
If I Fell -The Beatles

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?
Going to different music camps or working full time and saving up money at a minimum wage job like most people my age.

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 twin?

What advice would you give young artists just starting out? / Quel conseil donneriez-vous aux jeunes artistes qui viennent de commencer?
Just do what you really want to do and don't let anyone ever tell you differently.

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?
Ahhhh too many things.