Vincent Boucher is enjoying a true double career, pursuing both music and finance. The Conservatoire de musique de Montréal unanimously awarded him a first prize for organ and harpsichord. He also completed a doctorate in performance at McGill University with John Grew and William Porter, and furthered his studies in Vienna with Michael Gailit, in Boston with James David Christie, and later in Paris with Pierre Pincemaille.
In January 2015, he was appointed titular organist of Saint Joseph’s Oratory Rudolf von Beckerath organ. As Artistic Director of its concert series, he enriches the musical life of the Oratory by presenting over 50 recitals every year. He has performed extensively and internationally, notably in England, France, Germany and Austria. His recital “Vincent Boucher à l’orgue” was featured on the Mezzo television channel broadcasted in 40 countries. In 2002, the Académie de musique du Québec awarded the Prix d’Europe, which had not been given to an organist since 1966. He has recorded 15 CDs which have won many prizes and praise from the critics. He is currently recording the entire organ works of Charles Tournemire.
Vincent Boucher has been in the financial industry since 1999 and is portfolio manager at National Bank Financial. He designed thirty investment products which gathered over $5 billion in new assets. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a graduate degree in e-commerce from HEC, Université de Montréal’s business school, a Master of Business Administration from Oxford University and the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute designations.