First-rate classical pianist specialized in chamber music and accompanying
Devoted piano instructor creating unique and exciting learning experiences
Pianist Sylvie Beaudoin has been performing as chamber musician, accompanist, soloist with orchestra and recitalist cross Canada and the United States, as well as in France, Spain and Japan. This includes concerts and broadcasts with internationally acclaimed musicians. Ms. Beaudoin has collaborated with instrumentalists and singers from North and South America, Asia and Europe, including members of major orchestras and opera houses such as the Vienna Philharmonic; the Montreal, Toronto, NAC, Vancouver and Victoria symphony orchestras; the Baltimore, Boston and Cincinnati symphony orchestras; the Seattle and Vancouver opera companies, and more. Originally from Canada, Ms. Beaudoin established herself in Maryland in 1999. She has been performing chamber music regularly with several members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, including principal chairs, for concert series in Maryland and D.C.
Alongside her career as a collaborative pianist, she also has been teaching music consistently since 1982 in music schools, festivals, colleges, universities and her own private piano studios in Canada and the United States. Ms. Beaudoin is a member of the Music Teachers National Association. She founded the Sylvie Beaudoin Piano Studio located in Howard County, Maryland, in 2002. In 2009-2010, Ms. Beaudoin was an Artist in Residence and Lecturer at the University of Maryland Honors College in College Park where she designed and built a new three-week undergraduate course titled “Music and the Arts in Paris at the Turn of the 20th Century: Making it New!” She taught this course in Paris in January 2010 for selected Honors students. From 1991 to 1993, she held a two-year Teaching Assistantship position at the University of British Columbia, teaching piano to undergraduate students. She taught chamber music to teenagers and adults as Teaching Assistant for the Kneisel Hall Young Musicians Program and the Kneisel Hall Amateur Chamber Music Institute during the summer 1998 in Maine. From 1994 to 2004, she held teaching positions at music schools in Quebec, British Columbia and Maryland.
Ms. Beaudoin is the recipient of numerous awards, prizes and scholarships. She studied with highly acclaimed Canadian pianist Jane Coop at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver to complete her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance in 1993. She also studied with several other distinguished musicians in North America and abroad, in private lessons and in masterclasses. During the 1990’s, she gradually came to specialize in chamber music, as well as in instrumental and vocal accompanying. To that end, she did residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada and at the Pacific Music Festival of Sapporo in Japan in addition to further studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in California and at the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival in Maine.
Ms. Beaudoin's repertoire includes well over 250 chamber music and orchestral works as well as hundreds of vocal works and piano solo works.
Biography, Resumé, Curriculum Vitae, Repertoire, Recordings, Concert Programs, Music and Arts Courses, References, Transcripts, Photos, Press Reviews - Available on request￼
Pianist, Jane Coop
Conductor, Wallace Leung
Private Lessons and/or Masterclasses
Jane Coop, Cécile Ousset, Seymour Lipkin,
Marian Han, Anton Kuerti, Richard Goode,
Martin Isepp, Irma Vallecillo, Paul Hersh, John Perry, Marc Durand, Madeleine Bélanger, Thérèse Gingras and others
Core Certificate in Interior Design with an emphasis on architecture from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore (2001-2009)
Member of artistic committees, board member and graphic designer for concert series in Canada and the United-States (1993-2002)
Flute, recorder and voice teacher; Member of choirs, orchestras and bands, as pianist, flutist and singer; Actor-singer for TV commercial (1980-1995)
Music arranger for various institutions; Coordinator for musical events and fundraisers; Music librarian at UBC and Kneisel Hall (1988-1998)
First Prize winner of many piano competitions (1975-1990)
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