Marc Maziade

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Guitare Recently nominated at l’ADISQ in the “Arranger of the year” category and at the Canadian folk music awards in the “Producer of the year” category, Marc Maziade was interested in music and in the Québec identity from an early age. Influenced by composers such as Béla Fleck and John Zorn, he was fascinated by […]

Marie-Pierre Lecault

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Violon débutant Musicienne de terrain énergique, violoniste versatile, curieuse et audacieuse, Marie-Pierre Lecault est très active sur la scène musicale québécoise et internationale. Originaire de Val-David dans la région des Laurentides, Marie-Pierre habite Montréal depuis une douzaine d’années. Bachelière en interprétation du violon classique (2006), elle consacre aujourd’hui une grande partie de sa carrière à […]

Emmanuelle LeBlanc

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Piano et classe de maître Composer and dancer Emmanuelle LeBlanc is one of the most accomplished female multi-instrumentalists in folk music today. As a percussionist, she is a widely recognised master of podorythmie and was touring internationally as a professional percussive dancer by the age of fifteen. Emmanuelle has a wide range of acoustic instruments […]

Pascal Miousse

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Violon intermédière, avancé, expert & classe de maître   Composer, singer and stringed multi-instrumentalist Pascal Miousse is one of the most accomplished guitarists and fiddle players of his generation. Equally adept on the fiddle and lead guitar, he is a powerhouse of melodic improvisation and sheer energy, engaging listeners with his unforgettable musical presence. His unique fiddle […]

Pastelle LeBlanc

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Classe de maître   Piano accordion, mandoline, piano, percussive dance et vocals Composer, dancer and accordionist Pastelle LeBlanc is among the most accomplished Acadian musicians of her generation. Raised in the heart of the small Francophone village of Mont Carmel, Pastelle was surrounded with traditional music from an early age. By her mid-teens she was […]

David Simard

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VIOLIN BEGINNER   David Simard is a versatile, creative and energetic musician, evolving mainly on the Quebec traditional music scene. He plays fiddle, guitar and a whole range of other instruments. He is also a composer and an arranger. Born in Saint-Félicien, Lac-Saint-Jean, surrounded by family and his ballroom dance teacher parents, he starts playing […]

Stéphanie Lépine

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INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED AND EXPERT VIOLIN A talented violinist for over 20 years, she was born and still evolves in a family of musicians. She attended college in classical music and honed her training with renowned Irish violinist Kevin Burke and ethnomusicologist and musician Lisa Ornstein. She is a founding member of the traditional music group La […]

Éric Beaudry

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GUITAR A native of St-Côme in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Éric was introduced to traditional music from an early age. He was influenced by the family repertoire, starting to sing and play guitar at the age of ten, accumulating the songs of his father and grandfather. His passion for music in general led him […]

André Brunet

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INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCE AND EXPERT VIOLIN ANDRÉ BRUNET was born and raised in Lacolle in Québec’s Montérégie region. He was first drawn to music at a very young age. It was his parents who first noticed his keen interest in music and encouraged him to follow his passion. André’s first love was for the violin and, […]