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Breanne K. Jamieson, AB

Okotoks , Alberta , CANADA

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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 was told it was a hard instrument, but would be easier for me because I played the piano. Also, it was pretty.

03. Describe some of your professional goals./Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
My goal is to get a position with a professional orchestra. I also hope to be able to teach in a program that teaches music to students who may have otherwise not had the opportunity.

04. What are your other interests and/or hobbies?/ Quels sont vos autres intérêts ou passe-temps?
I like going on road trips, playing with my niece and nephews, playing tennis and good sushi.

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

06. Who is your favourite classical musician?/ Quel est votre artiste (musicien) préféré ?
Sarah Willis

07. What is your favourite piece of music?/ Quel est votre morceau préféré ?
Mahler Symphony No.2

08. What is your favourite concerto for your instrument?/ Quel est votre concerto préféré pour votre instrument?
Strauss Horn Concerto No.2

10. What made you decide to pursue classical music?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi une formation en musique classique ?
When I really started enjoying band in high school I began to go watch the Calgary Philharmonic. There I heard amazing repertoire for brass and realized I would love to do that as a career.

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 ?
There are a lot of talented, hard working people who have the same dreams as I do.

12. Why did you choose to apply to NYO Canada?/ Pourquoi avez-vous choisi de poser votre candidature pour NYO Canada?
So many of the young musicians playing in Canadian orchestras have played with NYO.

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?
NYO is going to be a great way to stay focused and challenged over the summer months. We are playing great repertoire in the chamber and orchestra sessions, a lot of which I haven't played. It will also allow me to make great connections with Canadian musicians.

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?

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?
I would have stayed in Bloomington Indiana, playing in ensembles and taking summer courses.

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?
Receiving a scholarship to attend Indiana University to do my Masters.

17. What scholarships, if any, have you been awarded in the past year?/ Quelles bourses, le cas échéant, avez-vous remporté au cours de la dernière année?
Alberta Arts Graduate Scholarship

18. What awards, if any, have you won in the past year?/ Quels prix, le cas échéant, avez-vous remporté au cours de la dernière année?
Indiana University Artistic Excellence Award