Nine Questions with Winston Hauschild

Name: Winston Hauschild

Birthplace: The Okanagan

Currently residing: Bowen Island

Musical past and present in one rambling run-on sentence:

My first birthday cake was a giant guitar and my parents were both singers so I knew for sure that was a profession I was going to avoid at all costs and then when I became a teenager and got my hands on an electric guitar that all changed so here I am following diligently in my parents’ footsteps.


1.  Who are some of your favourite composers, musicians and bands from the past and present?

Old: John, Paul, George and Ringo.

New: Tweedy.

2.  Is there a particular song or musical passage that never fails to move you emotionally?

The guitar solo in Achilles Last Stand.

3.  How would you describe your perfect day?

Working in the garden with my family.

4.  What would your friends say they appreciate the most about you?

Hopefully my sense of humour.

5.  What is your most valued material possession?

My Gibson J45

6.  Who were you, or would you be nervous to meet?

Mr. McCartney

7.  If you could blink your eyes and be in a favourite place right now, where would that place be?

Right where I am.

8.  Is there something you would like to do more of in the future?

Cooking and gardening.

9.  Where would you like to find yourself in ten years?

Alive and well.

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