Dominique Dupuis

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Dominique Dupuis
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Dominique Dupuis in 2012 during the Festival interceltique de Lorient
Background information
Born1987 (age 31–32)
Memramcook, New Brunswick, Canada
OriginMemramcook, New Brunswick, Canada
Genresceltic, classical
Occupation(s)Violinist
InstrumentsViolin
Years active2002–present
LabelsDistribution Plages
Websitewww.dominiquedupuis.com

Dominique Dupuis (born 1987), is a Canadian celtic music violinist.

Born in Memramcook, New Brunswick, Canada, she has played violin from the age of nine, when she performed on stage at the Pays de la Sagouine, in Bouctouche. At 12, she performed during the opening ceremonies of the Festival International de Louisiane, in Lafayette. In 2000, she released her first album, Le Bonheur des coups d’Archet, followed in 2002 by Sans Relâche.[1]

Dominique Dupuis studied classic and traditional music. She performed first in Europe in 2002 during Festival de la Cité, in Lausanne, as well as at the Expo ’02, in Yverdon-des-Bains. From 2004 she has performed many times at Festival interceltique de Lorient, in Brittany. She was hailed by the French media as the young ambassador of charm of l’Acadie in 2004. Since 2004 she has played in many countries including Italy, France, U.S.A. and many others.

She was the finalist in the Instrumental Artist of the Year category at the 2003 East Coast Music Awards [1]. She participated at Canadian Grand Masters fiddling Championships.

Music[edit]

She plays Acadian, Celtic and contemporary music. Dupuis has played with Clearwater (Garth Brooks Tribute Tour), Harmonie and Image.

Albums[edit]

  • Le Bonheur des Coups d’Archet (2000)
  • Sans Relâche (2002)
  • Bourrasque – brilliant mixture of Acadian, Celtic, and contemporary folk tunes.

Notable performances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Le Moniteur Acadien 16 October 2003 "Dominique Dupuis: Une carrière qui la fait voyager de plus en plus"

External links and sources[edit]