Laurence Beaudry

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FIDDLE BEGINNER Laurence Beaudry studied the violin with Pierre Laforest, Arthur Garami, Ludmila Dieche Monique Laurendeau, and Pascale Beaudry. She studied at the University of Quebec in Montreal and in Quebec City, where she obtained training for the Vivaldi Movement teaching method. She was a member of the group The Olde World Order, a medieval […]

Marie-Pierre Daigle

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YOUTH CLASS Growing up in St-Pamphile, a small village nestled in the Quebec Appalachians, Marie-Pierre Daigle left the nest, as a teenager, accompanied by a violin. Destination: Major cities. Mission: Learn the language of music. She studied in classical music at Cégep de Drummondville, and in jazz at UQAM. After completing her studies, she starts […]

Catherine Planet

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VIOLION INTIATION Catherine Planet started playing the violin in Moncton (NB). The instrument was placed in her hands by the Acadian culture. She began with ten years in classical, both in Moncton, and later in the city of Sept-Îles (Qc.). Although she loves classical music, she naturally turned to improvisation, which led her to later […]

Nicolas Pellerin

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Violon intermédiaire, avancé et expert C’est chez-lui, à St-Élie- de-Caxton, qu’il découvre très tôt la musique et la chanson traditionnelles. Il obtient un diplôme collégial en musique traditionnelle en 2003. À ce moment, il est membre des Langues Fourchues. Ensuite, en 2004, il changera de groupe pour tourner aux côtés d’Yves Lambert. En plus d’avoir […]

Stéphane Tellier

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Guitare Musicien autodidacte, Stéphane Tellier provient d’une famille avec une longue tradition musicale. Reconnu comme l’un des meilleurs guitaristes de jazz manouche au Québec, le musicien se fait tout d’abord connaître à Montréal au sein des groupes Blues Gitan et Rouge Tzigane.  En 2004, il fait la tournée des Triplettes de Belleville, avec Benoît Charest.  […]

Claudine Arcand

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Beginning violin | Born in Lachine near Montréal, Claudine began learning the violin at the age of five. She continues her studies with reputable violinists like Natalie Cadotte (Pierre-Laporte High School of Montreal), Daniel Godin, Marc Belanger (Cégep de Drummondville), Stéphane Allard (Collège Lionel-Groulx) and Martin Foster (UQAM). In 1992, she discovered the traditional music […]

Jean Duval

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Classe de maître 2015 Jean Duval is a pioneer of flute playing for traditional music in Quebec. Composer, multi- instrumentalist and ethnomusicologist, he has been involved in Québécois, Irish and Scottish traditional music circles in North-eastern North America since the early 1980s. He was a member of Phenigma from 1990 to 1995. In 2000, he […]

Jean-Marie Verret

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JEAN-MARIE VERRET Porteur de tradition BIOGRAPHIE Many Quebec natives born before the quiet revolution keep memories of Saturday evenings moving to the sounds of the violin and the accordion. As privileged witnesses of this era anchored in popular imagery, four generations of Verret of Lac-Saint-Charles perpetuated the musical traditional repertoire to us. In 1952, from […]

Simon Marion

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Simon Marion Simon Marion est un compositeur de musique et arrangeur qui travaille sur diverses scènes de la musique folk , traditionnelle à la musique pop depuis 1997. Multi- instrumentiste , il a commencé à jouer du violon à l’âge de 5 ans et a ensuite été diplômé par la faculté des arts de l’UQAM, […]

Guillaume Turcotte

Guillaume Turcotte

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PIANO Guillaume started study the piano at the age of 7. Coming from a family where the music was present, he learned at a young age how to harmonise and accompany. First a classical, popular and jazz pianist, he perfects itself on the guitar, mandolin, accordion, piano and flute. Professional musician for over 12 years, […]