Mariane Patenaude’s musical training began at the age of six. She started at the Vincent-d’Indy music school under Thérèse Brouillette, and then studied at Pierre-Laporte secondary school with Charlotte Dumas and at the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique de Montréal under Raoul Sosa.
Mariane Patenaude is the recipient of numerous scholarships and prizes, including the Prix d’Europe (1998) and the Canadian Music Centre’s Special Award. Her talents have been highly sought-after by both instrumentalists and singers since graduating from the CMAD. She has pursued her training with Francis Dubé and Monique Deschaussées. Her passion for voice led her to study with France Dion, Pierre Mollet et Gabrielle Lavigne.
Mariane Patenaude’s career has taken her across Canada, to the United Stated and to Europe.
Mariane Patenaude has been a pianist and teacher at the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique de Montréal since the fall of 2012, a pianist at Orford Music since 2002, and has directed the Les Voix d’Elles girls’ choir since 2014. She is a founding member of the trio Polymnie and of Orford Six Pianos, and has been featured in a number of recordings for radio and television as well as under the labels Atma, Analekta, SNE, Richelieu and XXI.