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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Originally from Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec, Sophie Lavoie was first introduced to the world of music when learning classical piano as a child. Soon, she became interested in the traditional music of Québec and began her ongoing trad apprenticeship by listening to legendary fiddlers from her own region of the province, such as the renowned Louis Pitou […]

Jacinthe Dubé

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MASTER CLASS – SINGING Jacinthe Dubé was born in Quebec in 1976. She specializes in the research, interpretation and teaching of traditional Quebec songs. She is a founding member of the traditional a cappella song group Galant, tu perds ton temps, with which she has performed in several concert halls and festivals in Quebec and […]

Dâvi Simard

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SLOW JAM David “Dâvi” Simard is a multi instrumentalist, composer and arranger who works mainly in the field of traditional music, recording, audiovisual, electronic music and education. He has contributed and continues to contribute to a variety of projects, notably with Cirque Alfonse, L’Oumigmag, Les Mercenaires du terroir and many others. He produced his first […]

David Boulanger

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VIOLIN INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED/EXPERT 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 Born in 1976 in Lacolle in Montérégie, André Brunet was drawn to music from an early age. His parents, having noticed this strong attraction, quickly encouraged André to develop his passion for music. From then on, the violin became the instrument of his great talent at the age of nine. […]

André Marchand

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GUITAR A leading figure in the trad scene in Quebec, André’s career is marked by artistic projects that have marked the history of traditional music for the past 40 years. Guitarist, singer and composer, he began as co-founder of La Bottine Souriante. From 1976 to 1990, he toured Quebec, Acadia, Canada, the United States as […]

Michel Bordeleau

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MANDOLINE Michel Bordeleau is multi-instrumentalist and singer: guitar, mandolin, banjo, violin, percussion and podorythmie. Active for thirty years in the world of traditional music, with more than twenty album career, it continues to renew and innovate. For many, he is one of the important links between the old and the new generation of musicians. Co-founder in […]