Emmanuelle LeBlanc

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Piano et classe de maître Composer and dancer Emmanuelle LeBlanc is one of the most accomplished female multi-instrumentalists in folk music today. As a percussionist, she is a widely recognised master of podorythmie and was touring internationally as a professional percussive dancer by the age of fifteen. Emmanuelle has a wide range of acoustic instruments […]

Pascal Miousse

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Violon intermédière, avancé, expert & classe de maître   Composer, singer and stringed multi-instrumentalist Pascal Miousse is one of the most accomplished guitarists and fiddle players of his generation. Equally adept on the fiddle and lead guitar, he is a powerhouse of melodic improvisation and sheer energy, engaging listeners with his unforgettable musical presence. His unique fiddle […]

Pastelle LeBlanc

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Classe de maître   Piano accordion, mandoline, piano, percussive dance et vocals Composer, dancer and accordionist Pastelle LeBlanc is among the most accomplished Acadian musicians of her generation. Raised in the heart of the small Francophone village of Mont Carmel, Pastelle was surrounded with traditional music from an early age. By her mid-teens she was […]

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 […]

Olivier Demers

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Violon   Trained as a violinist and also a solid guitarist, Olivier started out in chamber music and later moved on to jazz. His great versatility allowed him to work with a wide range of artists (La Bottine Souriante, Michel Faubert, The Bills, Dany Bédar, Boom Desjardins, Les Ours, Mario Pelchat, Ovo) as well as […]

Réjean Brunet

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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, performing in Europe, Canada and […]

Nicolas Boulerice

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Classe de maître   He grew up with the family repertoire and the songs collected by his father. His passion for traditional music led him to Ireland and France, where he learned to play the hurdy-gurdy. A young, talented and charismatic musician, Nicolas has been roaming the folk circuit for the last ten years, starting […]

Simon Beaudry

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Guitar/ bouzuki   Hailing from Saint-Côme, Québec, an environment where tradition is still very much alive. Simon inherited a solid family musical background from both his grandfathers (one a fiddler, the other a singer) and went on to polish his craft by earning a music degree at Joliette College. He started out by performing, as […]

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 […]

Merci aux participants, partenaires, donateurs et bénévoles de la 10e édition!

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Du 23 au 28 juillet, avait lieu la 10e édition du Camp Violon Trad Québec et c’est avec grande reconnaissance que Violon Trad Québec remercie les participants, partenaires, donateurs et bénévoles de la 10e édition pour leur participation, collaboration et soutien à la réussite de cet événement important pour tous les musiciens d’ici et d’ailleurs. […]