Training

Education

2009                                      Diploma of College Studies, Arts and Craft guitar making option, École nationale de lutherie, Cégep Limoilou, Quebec City

2003                                       Diploma of College studies, Music — classical instruments, Cégep Lionel-Groulx, Sainte-Thérèse; unfinished

Lutherie related experience

2007 to 2009                          Viola making course given by Rémi Rouleau, violin maker, Neuville

Others

2004                                       Student exchange, Potenza (Italia)

 

Dissemination of works

2010 and 2011                       Montreal Guitar Show, Hyatt Regency Montreal Hotel, Montreal

2010                                      Exhibition 25e anniversaire du Centre de formation et de consultation en métiers d’art, Pavillon des métiers d’art, Quebec City

2008                                       Lutherie graduates’ exhibition, Palais Montcalm, Quebec City

 

Grants and others

2011                                      Designing and manufacturing of the 2011 Montreal Guitar Show Tribute Award trophy, awarded to Paco de Lucía, Montréal 

2010                                       Subsidy from the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles du Québec (SODEC) as part of the Programme d’aide aux artisans et aux entreprises en métiers d’art

2009 and 2010                   Jeunes Volontaires project subsidized by Emploi-Québec, supported by Serge Michaud, guitar maker Les Guitares SERGÉ and encouraged by Rémi Rouleau, violin maker

2008                                      Prix Conception Odette Théberge – conception prize given by the Centre de formation et de consultation en métiers d’art, Cégep Limoilou, Quebec City

2008                                       Excellence award, École nationale de lutherie, Cégep Limoilou, Quebec City

2007                                       Bourse d’études Formation collégiale et professionnelle, study grant from the Caisse populaire Desjardins des Chutes Montmorency, Quebec City

2007                                       Chapeau, les filles! contest regional prize, Quebec City

2006                                       Bourse d’aide et de soutien à la réussite – grant from the Fondation du Cégep Limoilou, Quebec City