Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mart-Mari Swanevelder [student] Me, Knowing You — Mart-Mari Swanevelder [student]

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Programme & Year:
BMus, 4th year


Flute (well … sort of … I get a real kick out of trying)

Professional ideals:
I would one day like to do some producing or be involved in arts management.

Top 5 must-hear music:
1. Zdeněk Fibich — Symphony No. 3 (Dankie, Gerdus!)
2. Tchaikovsky — Piano Trio in a minor
3. Anything by Chopin
4. Muse — Supermassive Black Hole
5. Panic! At The Disco — Nicotine

Which personal music experiences are most memorable to you?
All the cabarets and kid-productions.

Top 5 must-read books:
1. How to kill a mocking bird by Harper Lee
2. Anything by Jane Austen
3. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
4. Inferno by Dan Brown
5. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Favourite quote(s):
“Beware of artists. They mix with all classes of society and are therefore most dangerous.” — Queen Victoria

Mart-Mari Swanevelder

The blonde Mart-Mari!

Top 5 must-see movies:
1. Before I go to sleep
2. Dead Silence
3. Case 39
4. The Hannibal trilogy
5. Sherlock Holmes

Which television shows can you watch over and over again?
Castle, White Collar, Sherlock Holmes … anything with funny, sarcastic and canny characters.

Favourite food:
Lasagna … with wine …

Favourite drink(s):
Wine …

How do you relax?
Reading, or watching a good movie … with wine …

Which places would you still like to visit?
New York
Forks, Washington (Have you seen the woods?!)

What is the ringtone on your cell phone?
Theme song from Chocolat

What is your favourite moment of the day/week/year at the Conservatory?
The first day of classes when we meet all the new students and see friends again … and the last day of classes, knowing that we survived the year!

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