Aude Urbancic – Piano 2013

Aude UrbancicSince the Founders Night Concert, I graduated from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Music degree. I have moved to Ottawa where I am currently working on my Master’s in Performance, studying under Professor David Jalbert. In July, I represented New Brunswick at the CFMTA National Piano Competition in Vancouver. Attending the piano competition and the pedagogy conference was both a rewarding and an enriching experience.. In Ottawa, I am busy with classes, practicing and various performances. I am enjoying being the pianist for the Calixa-Lavallée choir at the University of Ottawa. I am also the rehearsal pianist for the Ewashko singers and am rehearsing Vivaldi’s Gloria and Bach Canata 131 with them...

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Emily Kennedy – Cello 2012

Emily KEmily Kennedyennedy is an emerging young artist living in Ottawa, Ontario. She is a recent graduate of the Performance program at Wilfrid Laurier University, where she had the pleasure of studying with Paul Pulford and members of the prestigious Penderecki String Quartet. Presently, Emily is completing her masters in cello performance at the University of Ottawa, studying with renowned cellist Paul Marleyn, and in her spare time gives recitals in the area. She has performed on concert stages across Eastern Canada, and has taken part and performed in festivals such as the Scotia Festival of Music in Halifax, Tuckamore Music Festival in St. John’s, the Orford Arts Centre and Domaine Forget in Quebec, WLU’s Quartetfest, and the ACE Workshop in Ottawa, Ontario...

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Julien LeBlanc – Piano 2000

Julien LeBlancA virtuoso whose enthusiasm is genuinely contagious, Canadian pianist Julien LeBlanc is renowned for his great musical sensibility and his talent as a communicator. Based in Montreal, Julien is a well sought-after soloist, chamber player and accompanist.  He has recently launched his first solo album “Mélancolies” which is dedicated a program of works by Dutilleux, Franck and Poulenc . He also has made two albums as a member of Trio Arkaède.  Since 2012, Julien has been acting as co-artistic director of the summer concert series Barachois Summer Music in New-Brunswick. He has taken part in many concert tours across Canada with violinist Marc Djokic as well as soprano Miriam Khalil and Mezzo Lauren Segal for Jeunesses Musicales du Canada as well as Debut Atlantic...

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