Guitare Montreal | Johanne Couture

MAY 24 to 26, 2019

Johanne Couture

She studied harpsichord at the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec à Chicoutimi and at the Sweelinck Conservatorium d’Amsterdam, before completing a performance doctorate at McGill University. She was a grant recipient from several bodies, including Jeunesses musicales du Canada, The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Symphonic Orchestra, the Early Music Festival of Halifax, the McGill University (Prix d’excellence and du Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada (CRSHC). While still a grant recipient of the CRSHC, Johanne Couture poursued postdoctoral research on French harpsichord music from the XVIIth century.

Johanne Couture frequently plays in concerts as a solo artist, a chamber musician, and as part of various ensembles. One could also have heard her play on Radio-Canada radio (FM). As a harpsichordist and music coach, she participated in numerous baroque opera productions. In 2003, under the early-music.com label, Mme Couture made a record of French harpsichord music that critics have unanimously praised, going as far as awarding it a 5 star note in Goldberg Magazine.

A founding member and harpsichordist of the concerts society "Les plaisirs du clavecin", Johanne Couture was awarded, in 2011, the Grand Prix Ville de Gatineau – Contribution and Devotion to Culture. Johanne Couture has worked for many years at the college and university levels as a music coach and assistant teacher. A teaching counselor for music within the Des Draveurs School Board (2010-2015), she also teaches, since the winter of 2010, at the Gatineau Music Conservatory.

Johanne Couture

She studied harpsichord at the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec à Chicoutimi and at the Sweelinck Conservatorium d’Amsterdam, before completing a performance doctorate at McGill University. She was a grant recipient from several bodies, including Jeunesses musicales du Canada, The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Symphonic Orchestra, the Early Music Festival of Halifax, the McGill University (Prix d’excellence and du Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada (CRSHC). While still a grant recipient of the CRSHC, Johanne Couture poursued postdoctoral research on French harpsichord music from the XVIIth century.

Johanne Couture frequently plays in concerts as a solo artist, a chamber musician, and as part of various ensembles. One could also have heard her play on Radio-Canada radio (FM). As a harpsichordist and music coach, she participated in numerous baroque opera productions. In 2003, under the early-music.com label, Mme Couture made a record of French harpsichord music that critics have unanimously praised, going as far as awarding it a 5 star note in Goldberg Magazine.

A founding member and harpsichordist of the concerts society "Les plaisirs du clavecin", Johanne Couture was awarded, in 2011, the Grand Prix Ville de Gatineau – Contribution and Devotion to Culture. Johanne Couture has worked for many years at the college and university levels as a music coach and assistant teacher. A teaching counselor for music within the Des Draveurs School Board (2010-2015), she also teaches, since the winter of 2010, at the Gatineau Music Conservatory.