Three new affiliated professors

We welcome three new affiliated professeurs. They followed with Mr. McKinnon a formation internship for teaching the McKinnon method, including the 1st degree in the musical formation program recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’enseignement supérieur du Québec.

Frédéric Jacques, from St-Alfred de Beauce, currently studies classical guitar in the class of the Claude McKinnon. Since two years, he is the artistic director of the “Rock Jam La Renaissance” festival of Beauceville. He teaches in private.

Martin Egan, from Châteauguay, has a baccalaureate in popular music from Université du Québec à Montréal. He has an impressive guitarist roadmap : director, conductor and composer for many shows and tv shows on TVA and Radio-Canada channels. Since 2007, he teaches classical and popo guitar at Jocelyne Laberge music school, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

Olivier Guilmette, from St-Georges de Beauce, is currently pursuing a baccalaureate in music teaching at Université Laval. He has experience in teaching guitar in private and in different primary schools in the region of Beauce.

 

We are proud of your partitipation in the SGCM!


Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme wins first place of the Canadian Music Competition

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Congratulations to Jean-Victor Paris-Laflamme, 14 years old!

During the finals of the national Canadian Music Competition that was held June 27th in Studio Assuraction Pepin Assurance at Desjardins arts house in Drummondville, Jean-Victor obtained a grade of 90%, and obtained a gold medal (1st place)!. He presented Serenade for Guitar and Strings of Arnold Malcolm, in an arrangement for guitar and piano. The pianist was Esther Bureau.

Jean-Victor is a student in the class of Daniel Langlois. Congratulations Jean-Victor!


A great experience for Frédéric Jacques

Saturday, June 18th 2016, was held the Peace in the Field festival, at Ste-Sabine in the Bellechasse county. Frédéric performed in a classical guitar concert during the afternoon. His program was composed of pieces of Robert Jonhson, Johann Sebastian Bach, Mattéo Carcassi, Francisco Tarrega, Maximo-Diego Pujol and Claude Mckinnon. He liked his experience. The public enjoyed, and Frédéric was asked to come back next year!

To be continued… Congratulations Frédéric!