18 ans !

Ariane Brisson, flûte

Montreal born flutist Ariane Brisson studied in the studio of flutist Marie-­Andrée Benny from 2008 to 2013 and received unanimously a Grand Distinction at her final public examination at the Montreal Music Conservatory. From a young age, she has entered and won several music competitions including the OSM Standard Life Competition (Paul Merkelo scholarship – 2011), the 28th edition of the OSTR Competition (Grand Prize – 2012), the Pentaedre competition (1st prize – 2012), the prestigious Prix d’Europe competition (Grand Prize – 2013) and participated to the 6th International flute competition of Krakow (2014) and the 24th edition of the Dinu Lipatti flute competition (Bucharest, 2017).

Ariane is an active freelancer throughout the province of Québec, and regularly performs with les Violons du Roy, the Grands Ballets Canadiens, I Musici ensemble and the Montreal Symphonic Orchestra. Since 2016, Ms. Brisson is a permanent member of the woodwind quintet Pentaèdre, as well as the Duo Palladium with pianist Olivier Hébert-Bouchard, which she co-founded in 2015.

In 2013, Ms. Brisson pursued her studies under the tutelage of renowned flutist Mathieu Dufour at DePaul University in Chicago. She later graduated from the Université de Montréal with great honors in 2016, where she studied with Denis Bluteau. Since September 2017, she is pursuing a doctorate in interpretation at the Université de Montréal under the tutelage of violinist and conductor Jean-François Rivest and develops tools to expand the creativity in interpretation.