Marie-Michel Beauparlant, Cello
Marie-Michel started studying the cello at age 8. She soon pursued her studies at the renowned Montreal Music Conservatory under the guidance of Denis Brott. After she graduated with a degree both in cello performance and chamber music, she continued her studies at the Master's level with Norman Fischer at Rice University. Marie-Michel participated in different musical summer programs in the United States such as the prestigious Tanglewood Music Center where she worked in close collaboration with chamber music coaches and members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She had the chance to work in Master Classes with renowned international musicians and teachers such as: Yo-Yo Ma, Richard Aaron, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Laurence Lesser, Paul Katz, Roland Pidoux, Chantal Juillet, Zuill Bailey and the Muir String Quartet. Since the fall 2010, she is attending Stony Brook University to pursue a Dma under the guidance of Colin Carr. She is very involved in the CCP ensemble and chamber music program, working closely with the Emerson String quartet.