Sophie Dugas

Sophie Dugas

First Violin

Sophie Dugas studied violin with Thomas Williams and Mauricio Fuks at Université de Montréal, and with Rodney Friend at the Royal College of Music in London. She has worked under the tutelage of members of the Tokyo, Vermeer, Amadeus and Chilingarian string quartets. Her first performance with the OSM occurred in 1990.

Model of instrument: Leandro Bisiach (Milan) built in 1900

Hometown: Montreal

Prizes and scholarships: First Prize in the Chamber Music category at the CIBC National Music Festival

Favourite composer: Mozart