Linda Pearse

Baroque trombonist and emergent musicologist Linda Pearse is an Associate Professor of Music at Mount Allison University and lectures on Early Trombones at the Historical Performance Institute at Indiana University Bloomington and at McGill University. Recent performances include concerts with La Rose des Vents, The Toronto Consort, Tafelmusik, Pacific MusicWorks, and with Early Music Vancouver […]

¡Sacabuche! Ensemble

In 2021, ¡Sacabuche! marks 15 years engaging audiences with performances of beautiful and lesser-known repertoire for Baroque trombones, strings, lute, organ, and voice. Directed by Canadian bass Baroque trombonist Linda Pearse, ¡Sacabuche! is noted for its dedication to creative and appealing interpretations of early Baroque and late Renaissance masterpieces and for its willingness to explore […]

Choir of the Church St. Andrew and St. Paul

The Choir of the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul is one of Canada’s most advanced liturgical choral ensembles. The 45-voice choir includes professional and advanced amateur choristers from the greater Montreal area. In addition to providing music for the church’s regular worship services, it also presents concerts and choral services throughout the year, […]

Jean-Sébastien Vallée

Canadian-American conductor Jean-Sebastien Vallee is an internationally recognized conductor, scholar, and pedagogue. Dr. Vallée is Associate Professor of Music, Director of Choral Studies, and Coordinator of the Ensembles & Conducting Area at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montréal. In addition, Maestro Vallée is Director of the renowned Choir of the church […]

Xavier Fortin

Orchestral musician, chamber musician and soloist on the occasion, Xavier Fortin work actively as a horn player on the Montreal and Quebec musical scene. His career has led him to perform through a vast repertoire ranging from early music to new music. In addition to his positions with the symphony orchestras of Sherbrooke and Laval, […]

Louis-Pierre Bergeron

Louis-Pierre Bergeron is a well-established horn player on the Canadian scene. Before joining the National Arts Centre Orchestra as their 4th horn, he was 3rd horn in Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, 2nd horn in Orchestre Métropolitain, and solo-horn in Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières. Equally at ease in pop/jazz and in early music performance practice, Louis-Pierre […]

Simon Bourget

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Moncton, where he studied with David Parker, Simon Bourget completed in 2012 a master’s degree at McGill University with Jean Gaudreault and a specialized graduate degree (DESS) at the University of Montreal with Louis-Philippe Marsolais in 2013. Simon Bourget has been second horn with […]

Louis-Philippe Marsolais

Canada’s most active horn soloist, Montréal based Louis-Philippe Marsolais can be seen on stages all over the world. He shares his musical life between solo, chamber music and orchestral playing. His career took a giant leap when he became, in 2005, winner of three prizes at the prestigious ARD Competition in Munich. He was also […]

Andrew McAnerney

Acclaimed for his early music interpretations, Andrew McAnerney has directed the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal since 2015. A former member of the Tallis Scholars, Andrew’s career has included music making in over 20 countries with many of the world’s foremost early music ensembles. He has contributed to over 50 recordings including music by […]

Philip Chiu

“A pianist-painter who transforms each musical idea into a beautiful array of colors” (La Presse), Philip Chiu is acclaimed for his brilliant pianism, sensitive listening, and a stage presence that favours openness, authenticity, and connection with audiences. Inaugural winner of the Mécénat Musica Prix Goyer, Philip has become one of Canada’s leading musicians through his […]