Piano, Theory, Harmony, History
Currently working toward her Diploma in music performance at University of British Columbia with Corey Hamm, Andréa Tremblay-Legendre holds a Bachelor Degree from the Conservatoire de musique de Saguenay with Monique Robitaille and a Master’s Degree from University of Ottawa with David Jalbert.
In 2009, she received the Lieutenant Governor’s medal for Community Involvement and for achieving the highest grades in her area of study and also the Governor General’s Medal for post-secondary studies. The year after, she was selected to perform in the Young Artist’s concert of the Jeunesses musicales du Canada in Saguenay Lac-St-Jean.
In the past several years, Andréa performed in master classes for Angela Hewitt, Jean Saulnier, Jacques Rouvier, Robert Levin, Benedetto Lupo, Jean-Philippe Collard, Suzanne Beaubien-Lowe, André Laplante, Jean-Paul Sévilla, Paul Stewart, Raoul Sosa and Marilyn Engle. In 2012, she won third place in the Virtuoso 1 category at Festival de musique du Royaume as well as first place in the Virtuoso 2 ensemble category. In 2013, she won the first place in the piano category 23 years old at the National Final of the Canadian Music Competition.
Andréa is one of the co-founder of the Festival Tang-aux-Foins, a tango music festival in St- Fulgence (QC) that was celebrating is 5th edition in October 2014. Since 2009, she is the pianist of the group Guardia Nueva, specialised in Argentine tango, who recorded their first album in 2012. Two years ago, she created a scholarship in remembrance of Réal Lavoie, a CMS employee who died from cancer in 2011, which is awarded once a year to the most remarkable student of the Conservatoire de musique de Saguenay.