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Régis Rousseau received bis musical education at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Chicoutimi, Concordia University and at the Université de Montréal. His organ teachers were Robert Girard, Bernard Lagacé and Réjean Poirier. Grants and scholarships from Canada Council, the Ministère de la Culture du Québec and the French Government enabled him to pursue further studies in France with Jean Boyer, professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon. He obtained his Premier prix du Conservatoire in 1987 and completed his Doctorate in 1994.
Régis Rousseau has performed in concerts regularly in Canada and Europe and has often been broadcast on Radio Canada. He also teaches organ and music history, is active as an accompanist at Concordia University and works with chamber music ensembles. He is the Founding-Director of the Centre culturel Espace 7000 choir and serves as vice-president of LAUDEM (the liturgical organists association of Canada) which aims to promote the role of organists in churches.
In 1993 Régis Rousseau was appointed Organist and Director of Music at the church of Très-Saint-Norn-de-Jésus in Montreal where he has overseen the restoration of the Casavant organ.
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