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Grad Recital: Lou Dunand-Vincent

Lou Dunand-Vincent, Cello

April 18 at 8:15 p.m.

Free and open to the public

This recital will showcase important pieces of the cello repertoire: Bach’s cello suite no.6 (Prélude, Courante and Gavottes), Brahms sonata in F major, Elgar cello concerto and Chopin’s Polonaise Brillante with the special participation of Susanne Ruberg-Gordon on the piano.

Lou Dunand-Vincent, a cellist from Montreal, studied at the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec as well as at the Université de Montréal for a bachelor degree in music performance. She is now doing a joint certificate at the Mount Royal Conservatory and a Master degree at the University of Calgary under the teaching of Johanne Perron and John Kadz. During her studies, she had the opportunity to participate in numerous masterclasses with world renown cellists such as Phillip Muller, Laurence Lesser, Colin Carr, Andres Diaz and many others. She also furthered her knowledge in baroque musique under Mireille Lagacé’s guidance and in contemporary music with Véronique Lacroix. Recipient of many prizes and awards (SSHRC Master’s Scholarship 2016, Queen Elizabeth II scholarship 2015, Stephanson Cooke Scholarship 2014-2016, first place in chamber music at the Concours du Royaume 2013, etc). Ms Dunand-Vincent also has a solid background as a chamber musician and an orchestra player.