In addition to her work as concertmaster of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra and assistant concertmaster of the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego, Marie Bérard is a sought-after soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. A member of the ARC Ensemble (Artists of The Royal Conservatory), she has also worked with Amici, ArrayMusic, and New Music Concerts and has premiered sonatas by Bright Sheng and Anthony Davis as well as several new works with the Accordes String Quartet.

Among her solo recordings are works by Alfred Schnittke (Concerto Grosso No.1 and A Paganini), and the Meditation from Thaïs for violin and orchestra. Her recording of the concerto for violin and brass ensemble by Henry Kucharzyk was released in 2002. She performs regularly at chamber music festivals, notably Ottawa, Speedside, and Music in Blair Atholl, Scotland. Marie plays a 1767 Pietro Landolfi violin.

Reach Marie through email at: marie.berard@rcmusic.ca

School:

  • Glenn Gould School
  • Young Artists Performance Academy

Instrument:

  • Violin

Faculty Type:

Studio/Private Faculty
Classroom Faculty