Teachers 2021

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 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 ...
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Visiting teachers

André Marchand

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, ...
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Sophie Lavoie

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 ...
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Réjean Brunet

Piano Réjean started playing québecois traditional music as a very young boy. After performing with his brother (André, well-known for his work with la Bottine Souriante and the Celtic fiddle festival) as a duo and recording three albums, Réjean joined La Volée d’Castors. He toured with them for 8 years, ...
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