Recorder - Canada
Breakthrough Artist of the Year (2012 Opus Awards), Vincent Lauzer graduated from McGill University, where he studied with Matthias Maute. He has won several first prizes in regional and provincial competitions including six 1st prizes during the National Finals of the Canada Music Competition. In 2008 and 2009 he won the Grand Prize in the 19 to 30 years old category.
Vincent is a member of the recorder quintet Flûte Alors! with whom he toured Eastern Canada as part of Jeunesses Musicales du Canada’s 2012-2013 season. In August 2009, the ensemble was awarded 1st Prize in the chamber music division at the National Music Festival in Saskatoon. Vincent is also a founding member of the ensemble Recordare, which was one of the five finalists in the Early Music America/Naxos Recording Competition.
Recently, Vincent performed in the concert series Clavecin en concert and with the ensembles Les Idées Heureuses. In November 2010, he gave a recital for the CBC/McGill Young Artists Series. He also took part in the 2011 Boston Early Music Festival where he played as a soloist with the McGill Baroque Orchestra and with the Early Music America Festival Ensemble. He can be heard on Radio-Canada’s Espace Musique and on CBC Radio 2.