Updated: Oct 8, 2020
[Interview Number 20] This time, we get to know Gio Yaquinto whose brand new track "Lavender Love” is featured on the “New Artist Spotlight” playlist on Spotify Link To The New Artist Spotlight Playlist : https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6yhlfgfyJpX3iU9BnR8gZy Okay, let’s get into the Ten questions for Gio Yaquinto! 𝟭. 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗵𝗼𝗯𝗯𝘆?
Atlanta, GA. I have a variety of hobbies! I'm a certified acro yoga teacher, climber, road biker, gardener, love to cook, play chess, and host a biweekly live stream. Recently I've been getting into salsa dancing and krav mega as well.
𝟮. 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗱𝗶𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗼 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰/𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 My father was a grammy nominated producer and my mother always sang around me. I started in choir in 3rd grade and never looked back
𝟯. 𝗪𝗵𝗼 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗯𝗶𝗴𝗴𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗹𝘂𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝘀? John Mayer, The Strokes, Jimi Hendrix, Kings of Leon, Death Cab for Cutie, Allen Stone, Hozier, Anderson Paak. 𝟰. 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝗱𝗶𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗻 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰?
I began writing songs in high school, but I've always made music. Choir, barbershop, garage bands, musical theatre, jazz ensembles, and eventually opera. I've done it all.
𝟱. 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗴𝗼𝗮𝗹𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗶𝗻𝗱𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘆? I want to be the first artist to sing on the Metropolitan Opera stage, win a Grammy for my original music, and sing on Broadway. A true triple threat.
𝟲. 𝗜𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗮 𝗹𝗼𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗶𝘁 𝗯𝗲?
I've always wanted to sing at the Sydney Opera House in Australia, but for the time being I want to perform at Eddie's Attic in Atlanta.
𝟳. 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗳𝗮𝘃𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝗻𝗴? Stop This Train by John Mayer 𝟴. 𝗠𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗺𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁?
My first time on stage in a musical theatre performance was in 6th grade as the cowardly lion in the Wizard of Oz. At the end of the show when I change back into Zeke the farmer I accidentally put on my overalls backwards back stage while changing in the dark. I came out on stage with them unbuttoned for my cue and go to center stage just in time for my pants to fall down and leave me in just my underwear in front of a crowd of laughing people, just like in your nightmares.
𝟵. 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗱𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁? Singing my first Mozart role with a full orchestra at the Mozarteum in Austria. Releasing my first original music.
𝟭𝟬. 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗶𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘀𝗲?
I'd love to do a song with my favorite rapper, Saba. That concludes today’s Ten Questions with Gio Yaqunto please make sure to check out his Single
"Lavender Love" on all platforms (https://open.spotify.com/track/1vdOi4ed4acUck5SJLx3CF?si=cLZte-CQSQ-mga5xJDS8RA) and follow his social media profiles https://linktr.ee/gioyaquinto
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