A multi-talented musician, Ian Simpson plays with the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec as well as with various popular and jazz ensembles in Quebec City. He has been passionately fond of music since he was very young. In 2007, he was awarded a master’s degree from the Conservatoire de musique de Québec and a certificate in advanced orchestral performance. He went on to study double bass in the USA with Harold Robinson of the Philadelphia Orchestra. His bass wasmade by Daniel Hachez and his bow by Jean Grunberger.