Étienne Coulombe, professeur de cor

Étienne Coulombe, French Horn

Teaching at:

  • Rosemont

Étienne Coulombe is from Saguenay Lac St-Jean. At a very young age, he showed an interest in music by singing in the choir of his village. He began his musical studies in his region where he completed a bachelor's degree in interpretation at the Conservatoire de musique de Chicoutimi. He then went to Montreal to perfect his knowledge at the Montreal Conservatory of Music in the classes of Nadia Côté and Marjolaine Goulet and it was at the University of Montreal that he finished his studies under the tutelage of Louis-Philippe Marsolais. Étienne holds a ‘’Concours’’ in horn interpretation from the Conservatoire de Montréal as well as a DEPA from the Université de Montréal. Throughout his career, he distinguished himself by his game with a strong and assumed character.

In addition to his career as a freelancer on the Quebec music scene, Étienne has been working in the Canadian Armed Forces as a musician for over 10 years now. Since the beginning of his career, Étienne has had the chance to perform with various ensembles including the Orchester symphonique de Québec, the Orchester Métropolitain, the Orchester des Grands ballets Canadiens, the Orchester de l'Agora, I Musici de Montreal, the Saguenay Lac St-Jean Symphony Orchestra, the Laval Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre Classique de Montréal.

Étienne Coulombe is the recipient of several scholarships including the Graduate Scholarship from the Faculty of Music of the University of Montreal, the Talent scholarship from the Native Interuniversity Research Center, the Indspire scholarship as well as a scholarship from the Conseil des arts and letters from Quebec.