Support the new generation of traditional music

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Support the camp with a donation Help Violon Trad Québec with its mission to pursue and maintain accessibility to camp. Since 2008, the camp has taught more than 1 500 musicians from here and elsewhere and funding has been raised to offer high quality teaching and activities at affordable rates and as well as scholarships to young musicians under 18. To […]

Danielle Martineau

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MASTER CLASS An artist and mediator of the living heritage, specialist in traditional songs and dances of French America, Danielle Martineau has been producing collections and research since 1980, designing transmission, documentation, training and animation activities in the field of oral traditions. CVPV – 1981, CQPV – 1993, CRAPO de Lanaudière – 2004 and CPVL […]

Louis-Simon Lemieux

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INTERMEDIATE VIOLON Born in Ste-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Louis-Simon is one of the most remarkable multi-instrumentalists (violin, guitar, harmonica, feet) of the Quebec tradition. He stands out for his talent, but above all for his passion and impressive energy. With his father Daniel Lemieux, he learns directories of tunes from Quebec, Ireland and Scotland since his childhood. Indeed, […]

André Gagné

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GUITAR Musician and singer born in St-Côme, a small village of singers and musicians of Lanaudière, nicknamed “the national capital of the song to answer”. This is where he has his first contact with traditional music. He studied jazz guitar at CÉGEP St-Laurent and then became interested in American style tenor banjo. He begins to […]

Rachel Aucoin

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PIANO An Acadian of origin, living since 2009 in the Quebec City region, Rachel is recognized in many musical circles, at home and abroad, as accompanist, lecturer in instrumental pedagogy, piano teacher and accomplished stage musician. On record and on stage, his associations with various traditional musicians astonishes. In addition to her artistic projects, Rachel […]

Éric Favreau

Éric Favreau

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Master class Éric Favreau comes from a family of traditional musicians and has spent a great deal of time playing with other fiddlers, learning their repertoire and studying their varied styles. Éric has explored and exploited various sources including archives and personally made field recordings and has accumulated a rich and fascinating repertoire. Over the […]