Simon Marion

Multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger, multi-award winner, new father and … pilot!It’s a great pleasure to introduce our first guest artist for the 2017 Quebec Fiddle Weekend, Simon Marion. Simon’s many different music skills are in demand all over North America...

Les Frères Bélanger / The Belanger Brothers.

Having a brother who shares your taste in music is fortunate. And having a brother to actually make that music with is even better! The Belanger Brothers both started playing classical violin at the age of 6, and then both became devotees of traditional music, leaving...

Catherine Planet and La Chasse-Balcon

“Pride in our traditional music compels us to “go out on the balcony”,… a place where you have to accept being seen, where you can no longer be private… and to start connecting with others.”(Catherine Planet) Catherine Planet spent four years in Louisiana...

Yann Falquet and Pascal Gemme

Melbourne is in the grip of Spring Fever. The return of warm weather – far too slowly this year! – the Aussie Rules Football Grand Final, the horse-racing carnival season… and the Quebec Fiddle Weekend! Now is the perfect time to introduce you to this year’s guest...

Mario Loiselle

Folklore survives when it’s multi-generational. Folklore dies when it ignores the young. And it’s impossible to have a living tradition without the presence of the older generation!These are the words of Mario Loiselle, who has been part of the traditional music world...

Guillaume Morin

A photograph that can capture the energy, emotion and personality of a musician is a work of art as great as the music itself. To do this the photographer needs excellent technical skills, confidence to be creative and an understanding of the musician’s art. One...