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.

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.  […]

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 […]

David Boulanger

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YOUTH CLASS Born in Saint-Hubert, in Montérégie, David starts to play the violin at eight years old. It is during his teenage years that he finds a passion for Québec traditional music. Always increasing, this passion leads David on the big professional stages at the beginning of his 20s with La Part du Quêteux, a band with which […]

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, […]