Eric Milnes

Native New Yorker Eric Milnes has established an international reputation as conductor, harpsichordist and organist through his many performances for the most distinguished festivals and presenters across North America, Europe, South America and Asia. As a director of ensembles such as L’Harmonie des saisons, Montreal Baroque, The Portland Baroque Orchestra, The New York Collegium, New […]

Jean-Marie Zeitouni

Jean-Marie Zeitouni is one of the brightest conductors of his generation, renowned for his expressive, eloquent, and fiery style, and for his dramatic acumen. He holds degrees from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal in conducting – studying under Raffi Armenian – percussion, and music theory. He is currently principal guest conductor of the Colorado […]

Bernard Labadie

Bernard Labadie, an internationally recognized specialist in 17th-, 18th-, and early 19th-century repertoire, is the founding conductor of Les Violons du Roy. He was the ensemble’s music director from 1984 to 2014 and remains the music director of La Chapelle de Québec, which he founded in 1985. As head of both ensembles, he has toured […]

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 […]

Alexander Weimann

Alexander Weimann is an ensemble director, soloist, and chamber music partner among those in the highest demand of his generation. Currently, he focuses on his activities as Music Director of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra in Vancouver and the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, and as a regular guest conductor of ensembles including the Victoria Symphony, Symphony Nova […]

Véronique Lacroix

The recipient of multiple conducting awards, Véronique Lacroix founded the Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM+) in 1987 to work closely with composers, and, for several years, served as artistic director for a number of symphonic ensembles in Quebec and Ontario. Now wholly dedicated to her passion for new Canadian works, over the years, she has discovered and showcased […]

Walter Boudreau

Artistic director and principal conductor of the SMCQ, Walter Boudreau is also a composer who has written nearly fifty works for chamber ensemble and for orchestra, as well as for film, ballet and theater. In addition to the SMCQ, Walter Boudreau has conducted several leading ensembles and orchestras in Canada and abroad. In 1991, Golgot(h)a […]

Lisette Canton

Lisette Canton, cheffe de chœur

Lisette Canton is a choral and orchestral conductor, vocal coach and technician, guest conductor, adjudicator, workshop leader and early music specialist. She is the founder and artistic director of the Juno Award-winning Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC), and is also associate professor and head of choral music at York University in Toronto, where she conducts the […]

Alain Trudel

Alain Trudel, chef d'orchestre

Eight-time Juno nominated and Emmy nominated, Music Director of the Toledo Symphony (United States) and of l’Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières (Quebec), Alain Trudel was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec in 2019. He is also Music Director of the National Academy Orchestra of Canada and the Brott music Festival, the most important […]