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Chantal Lemire

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Hometown / ville
Langley, BC

Age / âge


Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
its a beautiful instrument

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I would like to play viola well. and also be a music theorist. and compose a little bit. i would like to write a fugue everyday. and i would like someone to pay me to do those things.

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 feel that nyo is an opportunity to walk away from the real world and let yourself be utterly consumed by music and the love of music for seven weeks. those seven weeks are like sustenance to make it through the next year.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
visual art culinary art literary art and walking.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
Shalom Bard

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
Nethaniel Wong

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
iPod is a brand and not a generic music playing device so i will not answer this question. but if i did answer it it would be "i wanna get married" by nellie mckay

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?

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?
im single. haha.

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?
the first day Akyama conducted the orchestra.