Owen Norquay


Owen is a participant of Freshmen Friday's Sound Off! program.

You can follow him here and listen to the rest of his music here.

Where are you from?: Toronto, but immigrated to Goleta, California when I was 3. Moved back to Toronto when I was 18.

Where do you live now?: Toronto

What do you do for work?: I work at The Drake Hotel

What do you do for fulfillment?: Play music

What is your dream creative project?: Playing in The Mooks

Do you consider yourself a freshman, sophomore or senior in your field?: Sophomore

What can’t you leave the house without?: Keys and phone

What's a typical day in the life for you?: I wake up at 6am go to work till 4pm. Eat some food or take a nap for an hour then head out to a rehearsal or recording studio. Rinse and repeat.

What would your perfect 24 hours consist of?: 12 hours of sleep, pot of coffee and some pancakes for breakfast. An afternoon at the park with friends or my lady. Dinner at a nice restaurant and then a concert or show. Simple living.

Where's your favourite place to eat?: Anywhere I can satisfy my spice addiction.

Where's your favourite place to shop?: Public Butter. Vintage

Is there something you really want to do in your city that you haven't yet?: Go to a trampoline park

What are your go-to tunes for getting ready to leave the house in the morning?: I don't listen to music when I'm getting ready to leave in the morning...

What are your go-to tunes for exercising?: I don't exercise.

What are your go-to tunes for going out for a night on the town?: I don't go out. Too busy chasing dreams.

What was your new years resolution?: Quit drinking.

What do you think are the qualities of a life well lived?: Travel lots, laugh a lot, don't sweat the small stuff.

Kindly recommend 3 people that inspire you: 

Breanna Dillon
Viktoria Belle
Chris Moure