Classical pianist Félix Marquis has been active for several years, having won numerous awards and distinctions in Quebec and Canada. Performing solo, chamber music, or vocal accompaniment, he completed a Master’s in Piano Interpretation at the University of Montréal’s Faculty of Music, in the class of Jean Saulnier, as well as a Diploma of Specialized Studies (D.É.P.A.) from the same institution in 2019. Originally from Sherbrooke, Quebec, he also studied at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music. He is now studying Psychology at the University of Montreal in parallel with his artistic endeavours.
In addition to his exemplary academic journey, Marquis has participated in numerous training courses in Canada, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands, working with Michel Béroff, Louis Lortie, Ronan O’Hora, Stephen Kovacevic, José Ramon Mendez, Claudio Martinez Mehner, Bernd Goetzke and Benedetto Lupo, among others.
He was awarded the 2nd prize in the University of Montreal’s Concerto competition in 2019 and had the opportunity to perform as a soloist with this same orchestra in December 2019.