Véronique Mathieu | Violinist
Véronique has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Shenyang Symphony Orchestra, the Esprit Orchestra, the Oakville Symphony Orchestra, the Filarmonica de Americana, the Kokomo Symphony, the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, and the Montreal Contemporary Ensemble. Recently she has given solo performances in China, Georgia, Italy, Vietnam, as well as world premieres of works by Brian Harman and Adam Scime. Her recent CD debut of solo works by Boulez, Donatoni, and Lutoslawski was praised as a recording of "outstanding violin playing."
Véronique won many prizes in Canada before completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Music at the Québec Conservatory. She obtained an Artist Diploma with outstanding achievement in violin performance from McGill University as a student of Denise Lupien, where was a recipient of the Ethel J. Ivey Award, and the Lloyd Carr Harris Scholarship. Mathieu completed a Performer Diploma and a Master’s Degree in music at Indiana University with professor Miriam Fried while working as an Associate Instructor in violin. She also completed a Doctor of music degree in violin performance at the same institution under the guidance of Mark Kaplan with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada.