Jean Saulnier has a very active career as a soloist, chamber musician, and as a teacher. He has acquired considerable experience over the years with the solo repertoire and with chamber music. He is a sought after partner because of his ease, suppleness, and sensitivity as a listener.
Jean Saulnier has won numerous prizes, including the Prix d’Europe and prizes awarded at national and international competitions, such as the prestigious William Kapell and Leschetizsky competitions. He is active on the Canadian and foreign musical scenes, and can be heard frequently at the major Canadian music festivals and on CBC radio. Jean Saulnier studied with Marc Durand, Leon Fleisher, and André Laplante. He is currently full professor at the music faculty of the Université de Montréal. He also teaches at the Orford Arts Centre and the Gijón international piano festival during the summer.