Shaelen Uthe

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Shaelen Uthe

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Q: How long have you been playing the violin?
A: Since 5th grade

Q: How many students do you teach?
A: 6

Q: How do you plan on continuing with music in the future?
A: I plan on majoring in music performance, maybe music education, I’m not sure yet.

Q: What schools do you plan on applying to?
A: I’ve looked at several schools like Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio, and Oklahoma City University. I think my number one choice right now would be Oberlin.

Q: How does music impact your life?
A: Music impacts my life in so many ways. It’s what gets me through my day. I love the emotion you have to put into music, there’s something beautiful about it.

Q: What inspired you to stay with music for so long?
A: Music is my favorite thing in the whole world. A life without music is not what I want for myself, so I need to work super hard so I can make a career out of it and that’s what motivates me.

Q: What would you say to others interested in learning an instrument?
A: It’s never too late to start. It takes a lot of time and dedication but it’s definitely worth it. I think everyone needs music in their life.