Stéphane Lévesque• McGill University Schulich School of Music
• Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Musical Instrument: Bassoon
Born in Montreal, Stéphane Lévesque has held the position of principal bassoon with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) since September 1998. He has also held principal positions with the Saito Kinen Orchestra and the Mito Chamber Orchestra in Japan, as well as the Solti Orchestral Project at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Lévesque has appeared as soloist on several occasions with the OSM, as well as with ensembles including the Orchestre symphonique de Québec, the New World Symphony, Les Violons du Roy, and the U.S. Army Orchestra.
Assistant Professor at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, Mr. Lévesque is giving master classes in numerous institutions throughout the world, including the Banff Arts Centre, the Curtis Institute, the National School of Music (UNAM) in Mexico City and the Conservatoire supérieur de musique de Lyon. Stéphane Lévesque graduated from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, where he studied with Rodolfo Masella. He also received a Master’s degree from the Yale University School of Music, where he studied with Stephen Maxym and Frank Morelli.