After completing her training in Graz, Austria, winning the Concours de soliste de Ville Mont-Royal, and earning her master’s degree in performance at the Université de Montréal, where she studied with Nathalie Pépin, Catherine Leroux began a career as a piano accompanist and as a piano teacher at various musical institutions. She is often invited to play as an accompanist, at exams, final bachelor’s and master’s degree concerts, and competitions, by the Université de Montréal, McGill University, Concordia University, Cégep Vincent-d’Indy, Collège Notre-Dame, the Curé Antoine Labelle secondary school, and the music faculty of the Université de Montréal’s École des jeunes. She can also be heard accompanying young artists at competitions such as the CANIMEX Canadian Music Competitions, the Prix d’Europe, the Festival des harmonies in Victoriaville and in Sherbrooke, and the Cégeps en concert intercollegial competition. As well, she is the accompanist for several choirs
and for the Orchestre de Longueuil.
Catherine Leroux has performed in various Maisons de la Culture and on Radio-Canada as a chamber musician. She has participated in several Quebec tours with the Jeunesse and Arsenal de musique branches of the SMCQ. She can regularly be heard in concert with diverse ensembles. Catherine Leroux is known for her talents as a teacher and a judge. She participates as a pianist, teacher, and accompanist at the Camp musical Père Lindsay, Camp musical des Laurentides, and at the Domaine Forget International Music and Dance Academy. She currently works at Cégep Marie-Victorin teaching piano, choral music, ear training, and ensemble music, and accompanying certain classes.