Bringing his musical expertise and creativity to every field in which he engages, Canadian harpist Antoine Malette-Chénier plays a repertoire ranging from the Renaissance and the Baroque, on period instruments, to contemporary creations. An active orchestral musician, Antoine holds the Principal Harp chair with the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières, and has played with many ensembles in Canada, France, and the United States, including the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Les Violons du Roy, the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, and Les Voix humaines. Antoine has won many awards, including the 2014 Michael Measures prize from the Canada Council for the Arts, a first prize at the 2013 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Competition, and two scholarships from the National Arts Centre Orchestra. As the winner of top prizes in several concerto competitions, he was awarded soloist appearances with orchestras in Canada, Hungary, France, and the United States. He was a guest artist at the 2007 Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, and at the 11th World Harp Congress in 2011, in Vancouver. He received the prize for the best interpretation of a work in any style at the Prix d’Europe Competition in Montréal in 2012, as well as the Second Prize, and the Jury’s Prize in 2017. Antoine Malette-Chénier, a graduate of McGill University and the Université de Montréal, holds master’s degrees in harp performance from Yale University, and in historical harp performance from the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Lyon.