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Dielle Braganza

Mumbai , INDIA

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

02. Why did you choose your instrument?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I come from a very musical family. Music is a part of everything that we do. Also, my dad being a violinist wanted me to do the same.

03. Describe some of your professional goals./Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
One can never stop learning. As a performer, I want to improve my technique & give a lot more solo & chamber music concerts. As a teacher, I would like to provide high quality violin lessons as well as inspire young students to get interested in & cultivate the culture of Classical music in India. I also believe in doing my best in whatever I attempt, always challenging my abilities & stretching my limits.

04. What are your other interests and/or hobbies?/ Quels sont vos autres intérêts ou passe-temps?
Reading, travelling, writing poetry, being creative.

05. Do you write/arrange your own music?/ Êtes-vous compositeur ou arrangeur de votre propre musique ?
I have attempted arranging vocal music & composing one short song.

06. Who is your favourite classical musician?/ Quel est votre artiste (musicien) préféré ?
Gil Shaham, Midori

07. What is your favourite piece of music?/ Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Mozart Requiem in D minor, Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, Holst The Planets, New World Symphony.

08. What is your favourite concerto for your instrument?/ Quel est votre concerto préféré pour votre instrument?
Brahms violin concerto in D, Bruch, Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn violin concertos.

09. 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 l’ONJC ?

10. What made you decide to pursue classical music?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
My love for music, the arts & creativity made me pursue classical music.

11. What do you think 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 ?
In India, lack of music teachers, universities/music school that are of world-class standards. Poor income for musicians without job benefits, perks, pension, insurance. No government support & funding, resources & infrastructure.

12. Why did you choose to apply to NYO Canada?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de poser votre candidature pour NYO Canada?
To challenge myself & to learn & broaden my musical experience.

13. How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada?/ Comment bénéficierez-vous de votre participation dans le programme de NYO Canada?
This opportunity will be not only musically enriching & a wonderful learning experience but also great cultural exchange which I am looking forward to!

14. Were you accepted to any other summer music programs this year?/ Avez-vous été accepté/e à tout autre programme musical estival cette année?
No. I have not auditioned for any.

15. If you weren’t touring with the NYO Canada, what would you be doing during the summer?/ Si vous n’étiez pas en tournée avec NYO Canada, que feriez-vous cet été?
Participating in a local music festival& a local music competition.

16. What was the proudest moment of your music career thus far?/ Jusqu’ici, quel est le moment de votre carrière musicale qui vous a apporté le plus de fierté?
Obtaining the LRSM diploma in violin with Distinction, giving my first chamber music performance, getting into the NYOC