1. Age / âge
2. Hometown / ville
5. Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
In a way, the horn chose me. My high school band director was in desperate need of more horns, and it looked intriguing so I thought I would give it a try.
6. What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
Upon completion of my Master's degree at the Boston Conservatory, I hope to win a job with a major orchestra. Though I love orchestral music, I enjoy doing chamber work, and premiering new music. Also, I have a passion for teaching, and hope to open a private studio, and work for a college or university.
What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Other than classical music, I love to read, cook (especially bake!), study languages and practice various physical pursuits such as yoga, swimming, biking and hiking.
Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
One of my favourite classical artists is Jamie Sommerville.
What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Recently I've been listening to Eliot Carter, Simon and Garfunkel, and Robert Schumann.
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?
People might be surprised to know that I used to play the flute before switching to the horn.