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Eleanor Huey

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Hometown / ville
Vancouver, BC

Age / âge


Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I was told at a young age that I could choose any instrument I wanted to play and after watching an animated film about a little mouse who played violin that's the instrument I chose.

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

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
The NYO is an invaluable experience and will help me in my pursuit of a career in music. (And it's the best way to spend your summer.)

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Reading writing nature downhill skiing...

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
James Ehnes/Maxim Vengerov/Michael Rabin

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Eddie Van Halen

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?

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?
I would be attending another chamber/orchestra camp.

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 very non aggressive person...unless I'm downhill skiing.

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?
Spending a day in New York City. Also: Yelling "Alain Trudel!" instead of "Mambo!" during West Side Story.