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Dylan Hunter

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Hometown / ville
Cobourg, ON

Age / âge

Double Bass

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I began on the cello at age 10 and was attracted to the bass because it was taller than I was. It still is.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I intend to become an orchestral musician for a steady job with maybe some studio and solo work on the side.

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
Most certainly professional connections and the guidance of a professional musician in sectionals.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
I am a huge soccer fan and play as a goalkeeper. I also play ultimate frisbee avidly. I enjoy movies and books on the history of wars and warfare.

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

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

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
I don't use MP3 players; however the last music I listened to was "Bernstein's Favourite Ballet Dances"

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 most certainly be gainfully employed in my hometown of Cobourg.

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?
Nothing super special awesome really.

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?
Daily ultimate frisbee possibly a certain orchestra member forgetting his concert attire at multiple locations in eastern Canada; quite hilarious.