Bénédicte Lauzière Violin
Described as “beautiful to watch and breathtaking to hear” by the Guelph Mercury, Bénédicte Lauzière enjoys a prolific career on the Canadian stage notably as concertmaster of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, but also as a soloist, chamber musician and recitalist. She is the recipient of the 2014 Prix d`Europe, 2011 Michael-Measures Award, and 2010 Peter Mendell Prize, and was a laureate of the prestigious Stulberg International String Competition in 2010. Bénédicte obtained her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School where she studied with Masao Kawasaki with the support of the Karl H. Kraeuter, H. & E. Kivekas and Starr scholarships. She also holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.