Frédéric Lambert

Frédéric Lambert received, in 2011, a doctorate degree in viola performance at McGill University under the direction of Professor André Roy. His studies have allowed him to play in master classes for Robert Vernon, James Dunham, Steven Dann, Bruno Pasquier, Régis Pasquier and Ani Kavafian. Frédéric Lambert was a founding member of the Lloyd Carr-Harris String […]

Marina Thibeault

Marina Thibeault holds numerous honours and distinctions, including prizes from the Père-Lindsay Foundation (2017), “Révélation Radio-Canada” (2016-2017), CBC’s “30 hot classical musicians under 30” (2016), and the Sylva Gelber Foundation (2016). She won first prize in the string category of Prix d’Europe (2015), the McGill Concerto Competition (2015), the Radio-Canada “Young Artist” prize (2007) as […]

Steven Dann

Steven Dann’s career has covered the gamut of violistic possibilities. As principal viola of some of the world’s leading orchestras, as a veteran of the string quartet and chamber music world, as soloist and recitalist and as a dedicated teacher, he enjoys all of what his instrument and his abilities can put in his path. […]

Teng Li

It was 2004 when Teng Li made a splash in the Toronto music scene by landing the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Principal Viola position at the astonishing age of 21. Teng has given recitals in Asia, Europe and North America. Davis Patrick Stearns of the Philadelphia Inquirer noted: “she… played with a sparkling freshness you usually […]

Victor Fournelle-Blain

Violinist and violist Victor Fournelle-Blain leads an active career in orchestral and chamber music, as a soloist, and also as a teacher. After serving as a member of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal for five years, in 2019 he was appointed Principal Viola of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and currently teaches viola at the University […]

Neal Gripp

Nommé alto-solo de l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal en 1990, Neal Gripp a été qualifié de « vrai virtuose » par nul autre que William Primrose. Il s’est produit comme soliste notamment au Alice Tully Hall et au Aspen Music Festival, y remportant au passage le Aspen Festival Viola Competition, et sous la direction de chefs […]

Luc Beauchemin

Luc Beauchemin est membre du Quatuor Saguenay et altiste solo de l’Orchestre symphonique du Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean depuis 1994. Il est présentement professeur de violon et de musique de chambre au Conservatoire de Chicoutimi. Originaire de Québec, il détient un baccalauréat en violon de l’Université Laval. Il a aussi travaillé l’alto en France et la musique de […]

Kathleen Kajioka

Reconnue pour sa » fougue et son intelligence de musicienne chambriste » (Globe and Mail), la violoniste et altiste canadienne Kathleen Kajioka poursuit une carrière diversifiée, naviguant avec aisance entre les mondes musicaux allant du début à la fin des temps modernes, de la pop au Moyen-Orient. Depuis son retour dans sa ville natale après […]