Congratulations to Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme (13 years old) from Beauceville. This student of Daniel Langlois’ class won the first prize of two music contests.
Concours de musique de la Capitale 2015
The finals of this contest were held Saturday, May 16th, at Collège Jésus-Marie of Sillery, Quebec City.
In the 9 to 13 years old instrumental category where five contestants compete, Jean-Victor obtained the first place with a note of 94%, and a 500,00$ scholarship. The comments of the judges (Linda Dumont – Singing, Francis Perron – Piano and Nicole Trottier – Violin) were eulogistic about Jean-Victor’s performance of Sept étoiles of Claude McKinnon. Jean-Victor obtained the third best note among 47 contestants to the finals.
Festival Clermont-Pépin 2015
The finals were held Sunday, May 17th in Saint-Georges de Beauce. In the category Provinciale-classique (high school), Jean-Victor obtained the first place with a note of 92%, and a scholarship of 300,00$. The judges (Marie-Hélène Dubé – Piano and Maryse Violette – Violin) mentioned the excellent interpretation of Prélude no 1 of Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Congratulations to Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme (13 years old, from Daniel Langlois’ class in Beauceville) for his achievement on the 31st “Concours de musique de la Capitale” 2015.
The preliminary test was held on Saturday, May 2nd, and Jean-Victor received a gold medal, along with a grade of 92.7%. He is the only contestant of his category to reach the finals, which will be held Saturday May 16th in Dina-Bélanger auditorium of Collège Jésus-Marie de Sillery, Quebec City.
His program consisted of the following musical pieces : Jean-Sebastian Bach’s “Gigue en Ré M”, and Claude McKinnon’s “Sept Étoiles”.
Here is a picture of the participants of Concert / Guitar 2.0, presented on Sunday April 19th 2015 at Paul-Aimé-Paiement Library, in the celebrations of Charlesbourg’s 350th anniversary.
The participants of this SGCM concert are between 7 and 16 years old. We find them in the picture accompanied by their professors.
We remind you that our next Concert / Guitar 2.0 will be Sunday, April 19th, 14h00, at Bibliothèque Paul-Aimé-Paiement (7950, 1st Avenue, Québec City).
The videos from “Guitare en fête 2015” concert are now available on YouTube.
Patrick Kearney interprets “Sirius”, from “Sept Étoiles” by Claude McKinnon.
This musical piece was presented February 11, 2015, as part of the week of the guitar = 18th Edition / a realization of the music department of the CNDF College.
Mr. Kearney is professor at Concordia University in Montreal and in Vanier College. He is founder and director of the Montreal International Guitare Festival, and of Guitare Montreal (http://www.guitaremontreal.com), which is hosted by Concordia University.
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Du 8 au 12 février 2015 aura lieu la 18e édition de la Semaine de la guitare, une réalisation du département de musique du Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy avec la participation de la Société de Guitare Claude McKinnon inc.
La SGCM vous invite au concert Guitare en Fête le 8 février 2015 à 19h00. Ce concert aura lieu au pavillon de La-Salle / 5010 rue Clément-Lockquell / St-Augustin de Desmaures.
La première présentation publique de la pièce MAIZERETS – Valse était lors du Concert / Guitare 2.0 de la Société de guitare Claude McKinnon du Dimanche 30 novembre 2014 / Domaine Maizerets de Québec.
L’enregistrement de la pièce a été réalisé au Studio – Global / Gilles Léveillée.