OUR MONTREAL TEAM
Fredericton-born violinist Matthieu Deveau has been captivating audiences across Eastern Canada since he started playing at the age of five. Currently based in Montreal, Matthieu serves as concertmaster of Montreal’s Cantabile Chorale and Orchestra, and plays regularly with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. Before moving to Montreal, Matthieu played with several other orchestras, including the Orchestre de la francophonie, Symphony New Brunswick, and Atlantic Sinfonia. As an orchestral musician, Matthieu has performed on prestigious stages in Canada, Italy, China, and South Korea. Matthieu holds four music degrees. These include a Performance Associateship Diploma (ARCT) from Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, a Bachelor of Music and Orchestral Studies diploma from the University of Ottawa, and a Master of Music degree from the University of Montreal. Matthieu has studied under such prominent violinists and professors, including Paul Campbell, David Stewart, Yehonatan Berick, Jonathan Crow, Annick Roussin, Mary-Elizabeth Brown, Olivier Thouin, Hélène Collerette and Robert Uchida. Matthieu recently played in a masterclass with Canadian violinist Kerson Leong. Matthieu has won numerous awards and scholarships including the prestigious Leonard and Kathleen Humanitarian Trust Award, an ECMA award with the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra, and was a laureate of the National Music Festival in Canada.
A word from Matthieu
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