Teachers 2020

Stéphanie Lépine

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 ...
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Éric Beaudry

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 ...
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André Brunet

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 ...
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Visiting teachers

André Marchand

GUITARE Figure de proue de la scène Trad du Québec, la carrière d’André est jalonnée de projets artistiques qui ont marqué l’histoire de la musique traditionnelle des 40 dernières années. Guitariste, chanteur et compositeur, il débute comme cofondateur de La Bottine Souriante. De 1976 à 1990, il parcourt le Québec, ...
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Jacinthe Dubé

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 ...
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Martin Racine

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 ...
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Sophie Lavoie

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 ...
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Michel Bordeleau

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 ...
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David Simard

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 ...
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David Boulanger

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 ...
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