Teachers 2023

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 skills 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 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, at the age of nine, the violin became his ...
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Visiting teachers

Michel Faubert

Né à Choisy (Montérégie / Québec)) en 1959, Michel Faubert est un auteur, chanteur, conteur et metteur en scène associé à la mise en valeur artistique des patrimoines méconnus, tant québécois qu’acadiens. Connu pour ses adaptations contemporaines de complaintes légendaires et de contes merveilleux, il voyage tout aussi bien dans ...
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Sarah Marchand

Sarah baigne dans le milieu de la musique traditionnelle depuis sa tendre enfance et il y a bientôt une vingtaine d’années qu’elle se perfectionne au piano et au chant. Elle a fait ses études en jazz au Cégep régional de Lanaudière à Joliette pour poursuivre ensuite en Interprétation jazz à ...
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Paul Marchand

Paul Marchand

GUITAR Paul has been a renowned musician in the traditional music world for the past 40 years. Guitarist and singer with great sensitivity and flexibility, he possesses a unique sound and rhythm that make him a prized musician. In 1992, he becomes Angèle Arsenault’s guitar player in her show Bonjour ...
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Sabin Jacques

ACCORDION Playing a left-handed an instrument designed for right-handers, Sabin Jacques has a unique style and has developed, since he started at the age of 14, an extraordinary technique. His musical collaborations make him a versatile and accomplished artist: his multiple collaborations have allowed him to travel all over the ...
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Daniel Lemieux

VIOLIN INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED/EXPERT Born in Gaspésie, Daniel spent the first 20 years of his life in the village of Mont-Louis. Relocated to Quebec in 1980, he played with his brother Jean-François in the region. They got acquainted with trad musicians and learned their repertoire. Daniel joined the group Manigance which left ...
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Dâvi Simard

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 ...
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David Boulanger

YOUTH CLASS Born in Saint-Hubert, in Montérégie, David started to play the violin at the age of eight. During his teenage years he found a passion for Québec traditional music. Always increasing, this passion lead David on the big professional stages at the beginning of his 20s with La Part du Quêteux, a band ...
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