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Chan Lee

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Hometown / ville
Port Moody

Age / âge


Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
My mother let me try out the violin when I was a child and as time passed I found that I loved the sound of the violin.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
My dream is to become a concertmaster of a world renown orchestra. However whatever I will choose to do music will always be a significant part of my life.

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
This is my first time participating in the NYOC and I expect to meet many other wonderful musicians and faculty. Also learning all the repertoire will be a challenge.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I like mathematics and sports such as swimming basketball and snowboarding (not recommended by any music teacher).

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Vladimir Spivakov- his vibrato is very unique.

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
I don't have any specific favourites but if something is good I will listen to it.

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

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 have gone with my violin teacher to the Toronto Summer Music program on scholarship.

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 16 but I've heard that I look much older..