The School of Music at the University of British Columbia came up with a fun Q&A to introduce faculty members to the incoming students! Get to know me better by discovering my hobbies to teaching philosophies, many musical stories and ongoing dreams. Introduce yourself in 280 characters or less. I am a French-Canadian violist basedContinue reading “Meet your Professor”
It is with a heavy heart that I write this post about a brilliant man, who has been an incredible source of inspiration in my new role at the University of British Columbia this past year. Hans-Karl Piltz and I met backstage after my UBC debut on October 9th 2019, where I performed in frontContinue reading “For my new friend, Hans-Karl Piltz”
What is my plan to stay inspired, motivated and sane during the Covid-19 crisis? In this video, you will discover my Women in Academia Social Distancing Essentials! Looking forward to reading in the comments section what will keep you stimulated and happy in this challenging period of our life. Safe safe and peaceful!
Auditions are around the corner and you have been practicing for months. Your priority should be to recharge your energy levels so you can perform at your full potential on audition day. Most students overlook this step and will get sick a couple of days prior to the audition, or feel physically fatigued the dayContinue reading “Audition tips”
The Art of Zen Music Playing “What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” -Buddha Healthy thinking, healthy playing. Anxiety is a major issue in our modern society. Various treatments are available (e.g. psychopharmacology, cognitive therapy, etc.), but those options do not come from inside ourselves – theyContinue reading “The Art of Zen Music Playing”
I am over the moon to launch my journal, Viola Borealis. This is the platform where you can find out in greater details what inspires my playing and teaching. Viola Borealis is your new go-to blog for slow living, mindfulness and music-related content. Some background informations about the project and how it got started: UBC SchoolContinue reading “ANNOUCEMENTS!”