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I don't come from a musical family, so it happened by chance that my sister and I began to play a musical instrument. I started playing the flute at the age of 11, in the middle school. We had a little orchestra composed only by flutes, classic guitars, violins, some percussions and piano. Surely not an usual orchestra, but it was fun! So we had orchestra lessons and individual lessons.
Since the first time I heard my…Continue
I come from a musical family so everyone is expected to learn an instrument and be able to read music regardless of if they want to perform or not. I started out on several different instruments over the years and played to varying levels of skill but flute was the one I picked myself and it stuck. Visiting the conservatory when deciding on colleges was like walking into a permanent band camp and it was a done…
I was not born into a family of musicians, but as a kid I developed an interest in playing music through the band program in my public schools. About halfway through high school I began to really discover classical music - pretty late compared to most professional musicians! But the more I heard, the more passionate about it I became, and I decided to study the flute seriously. I found a local teacher, began…Continue
My parents have always loved classical music. They exposed me and my sister to many concerts when were very young. Although my parents were not given the opportunity to pursue music as children they wanted their children to have the chance to do so.
We both started out on the violin.
My sister had a two-year head start on the violin because she is six years older than I am. When I was allowed to start…Continue