Montreal Vocal Gems - July 9, 2021 at 8:00 pm
Julie Choi is a collaborative Pianist born in Seoul and now in Montréal, Quebec. Alumna of Schulich School of Music; obtained a Bachelor and Master of Music in Piano Performance. Currently working as a Program Director for Arts and Cultural events at Kin Experience with a focus on diversity and inclusivity in the performance arts industry.
Gabrielle Côté-Picard is a French-Canadian Métis soprano originating from Gatineau Quebec. Having developed a passion for singing very young, she began working at the early age of 12 to save up for singing lessons herself. Gabrielle holds a bachelor’s degree from the university of Ottawa in music with a profile in vocal performance, where she studied with voice teacher Christiane Riel, during which she worked as a page for the House of Commons in 2015 as well as assistant to the Dominion Carillonneur, Dr. Andrea McCrady, of the Parliament of Canada.
Marie-Ève Pineau is a young lyrical soprano who was applauded by Quebec’s lyrical arts magazine, L’Opéra, who qualified her as “full of promises”. In Mai 2021, she graduated from a double program at the Vincent d’Indy Music School, where she won 1st place at the yearly Expression Price Contest, in Classical Voice Performance with the soprano Marie-Danielle Parent, and at the Jean-de-Brébeuf College in Literature and Theatre, in Montreal. She has been awarded the Laval Arts Support Foundation’s honorary scholarship for 2 years now. This year, she played the role of Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, by Mozart, and the role of Rosaline in Liliane Li’s opera composition, Candor. In May 2020, she would have made her debut as the Solo Soprano in Beethoven’s Mass in C Major at the Montreal Symphony House. She was also selected for the bachelor’s degree in Solo Singing at the Music and Arts Private University of the city of Vienna, with the soprano Kammersängerin Elena Filipova.
Laurie Tremblay is a soprano from Rimouski, currently finishing her master’s degree at Université Laval, known for her musicality, unique timber, and colored interpretation. Her voice is often noted as perfect for Mozart’s repertoire, but she particularly loves to sing French Music, German Lieder, and American Music. Her love for French opera is what led her to Université Laval, to work with Hélène Guilmette, as main voice teacher, and Jean-François Lapointe, two renowned singers in this field.
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