Martin Racine

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VIOLON INTERMÉDIAIRE, AVANCÉ ET EXPERT Martin participe activement au développement de la musique au Québec et à travers le monde depuis de nombreuses années. Sa riche expérience l’a mené a joué dans des ensembles aux styles variés: Isabeau et les chercheurs d’or (country-folk), Le train qui roule (musique swing et hawaïenne), Cithel (musique traditionnelle québécoise […]

Sophie Lavoie

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PIANO Sophie Lavoie est violoneuse, pianiste, chanteuse, compositrice et ethnomusicologue. Native du Lac-St-Jean, au Québec, elle est introduite dès son jeune âge à la musique classique par l’étude du piano, ainsi qu’à la musique et à la chanson traditionnelles au sein de sa famille. Elle obtient un baccalauréat en piano classique à l’Université de Montréal […]

Jacinthe Dubé

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CLASSE DE MAÎTRE – CHANT Jacinthe Dubé est née à Québec en 1976. Elle se spécialise dans la recherche, l’interprétation et l’enseignement de la chanson traditionnelle du Québec. Elle est membre fondateur du groupe de chansons traditionnelles a cappella Galant, tu perds ton temps, avec qui elle se produit dans plusieurs salles de spectacles et […]

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 […]

Martine Billette

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She had the chance to have a classical piano formation, along with learning to play by EAR with her dad. After studying classical music at Vincent d’Indy College, and receiving her Bachelor of Music from the University of Montreal, Martine has found herself in high demand for both recording and performing engagements with many well-known Canadian artists. Playing mostly for music dancing, in Galas, competitions like The Grand Master Fiddle, she also performed in duo with Andre Brunet for about 4 years and has toured the USA, England, Japan and France with such talents as Ménage à Trois, Manigance and The Pierre Schryer Band, all representing the rich traditionnal music that Canada has to offer.