Éric Favreau

Éric Favreau

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Master class Éric Favreau comes from a family of traditional musicians and has spent a great deal of time playing with other fiddlers, learning their repertoire and studying their varied styles. Éric has explored and exploited various sources including archives and personally made field recordings and has accumulated a rich and fascinating repertoire. Over the […]

Martine Billette

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She had the chance to have a classical piano formation, along with learning to play by EAR with her dad. After studying classical music at Vincent d’Indy College, and receiving her Bachelor of Music from the University of Montreal, Martine has found herself in high demand for both recording and performing engagements with many well-known Canadian artists. Playing mostly for music dancing, in Galas, competitions like The Grand Master Fiddle, she also performed in duo with Andre Brunet for about 4 years and has toured the USA, England, Japan and France with such talents as Ménage à Trois, Manigance and The Pierre Schryer Band, all representing the rich traditionnal music that Canada has to offer.

Nicolas Pellerin

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Violon intermédiaire, avancé et expert C’est chez-lui, à St-Élie- de-Caxton, qu’il découvre très tôt la musique et la chanson traditionnelles. Il obtient un diplôme collégial en musique traditionnelle en 2003. À ce moment, il est membre des Langues Fourchues. Ensuite, en 2004, il changera de groupe pour tourner aux côtés d’Yves Lambert. En plus d’avoir […]

Stéphane Tellier

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Guitare Musicien autodidacte, Stéphane Tellier provient d’une famille avec une longue tradition musicale. Reconnu comme l’un des meilleurs guitaristes de jazz manouche au Québec, le musicien se fait tout d’abord connaître à Montréal au sein des groupes Blues Gitan et Rouge Tzigane.  En 2004, il fait la tournée des Triplettes de Belleville, avec Benoît Charest.  […]

Claudine Arcand

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Beginning violin | Born in Lachine near Montréal, Claudine began learning the violin at the age of five. She continues her studies with reputable violinists like Natalie Cadotte (Pierre-Laporte High School of Montreal), Daniel Godin, Marc Belanger (Cégep de Drummondville), Stéphane Allard (Collège Lionel-Groulx) and Martin Foster (UQAM). In 1992, she discovered the traditional music […]

Jean Duval

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Classe de maître 2015 Jean Duval is a pioneer of flute playing for traditional music in Quebec. Composer, multi- instrumentalist and ethnomusicologist, he has been involved in Québécois, Irish and Scottish traditional music circles in North-eastern North America since the early 1980s. He was a member of Phenigma from 1990 to 1995. In 2000, he […]

Simon Marion

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Simon Marion Simon Marion est un compositeur de musique et arrangeur qui travaille sur diverses scènes de la musique folk , traditionnelle à la musique pop depuis 1997. Multi- instrumentiste , il a commencé à jouer du violon à l’âge de 5 ans et a ensuite été diplômé par la faculté des arts de l’UQAM, […]

Guillaume Turcotte

Guillaume Turcotte

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PIANO Guillaume started study the piano at the age of 7. Coming from a family where the music was present, he learned at a young age how to harmonise and accompany. First a classical, popular and jazz pianist, he perfects itself on the guitar, mandolin, accordion, piano and flute. Professional musician for over 12 years, […]

Pascal Gemme

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VIOLON INTERMÉDIAIRE, AVANCÉ, EXPERT Pascal Gemme is one of Quebec’s national treasures as well as one of her most popular traditional musicians. With a degree from St-Laurent College (Montreal) in arranging and classical/jazz guitar, he has since been searching for seldom-heard songs and melodies, interpreting them in his unique and unmistakable style. Inspired by his […]

Marc Maziade

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Guitare Recently nominated at l’ADISQ in the “Arranger of the year” category and at the Canadian folk music awards in the “Producer of the year” category, Marc Maziade was interested in music and in the Québec identity from an early age. Influenced by composers such as Béla Fleck and John Zorn, he was fascinated by […]