Marie Doré

Marie Doré

First Violin

Joined the OSM in: 1993

Previous positions: Began as substitute with the OSM in1988, Orchestre Métropolitain (1991-93) Orchestre symphonique de Québec, substitute (1975-86), I Musici de Montréal (1987-88), McGill Chamber Orchestra(1986-93), Jeunes Virtuoses de Montréal (1986-87), Orchestre de Radio-Canada (1975-87), Teaching: Conservatoire du Québec in Trois-Rivières (1988-90), Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Val d’Or (1985-86), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (1985-94), École Pierre Laporte, Montréal (1988-94), Université Laval (1984), Cégep d’Alma (1983-85).

Academic institutions attended:Ph.D. in Music, performance  Université de Montréal with Vladimir Landsman (1990), Master’s in performance at Yale University with Szymon Goldberg and Joseph Silverstein (1981), Diplôme d’études supérieures and first prize in violin by consensus(1979), Conservatoire de musique du Québec with Claude Létrourneau, Master classes and training with Robert Soëtens (Paris), Ivan Galamian (New York), Yehudi Menuhin (Gstaad), Lorand Fenyves (Banff), Joseph Gingold (Indiana University), at the Mozarteum (Salzburg) and with Guarneri, Fine Arts and Tokyo quartets.

Prizes and scholarships: Canada Council for the Arts (1979-83, 1986, 1987), Gouvernement du Québec (1979-82, 1987, 1990), Yale University (1979), Association française (1978).

Favourite composers: Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak and Fauré.

Favourite works: All Brahms’s chamber music.

Interests: Reading, studying foreign languages, great food, arts in general, travelling, gardening, nature and birds.