In 2018, cellist Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy won the Prix d’Europe, was named one of “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30” by CBC Music, and completed his Master of Music degree in Performance at the Faculty of Music of Université de Montréal under Yegor Dyachkov. He won the Peter Mendell Award in 2017 and was a two-time First Prize winner of the Canadian Music Competition.
As a soloist, Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy performed with the Orchestre symphonique de Laval, Ensemble Volte, Orchestre symphonique des jeunes de Montréal, Orchestre de l’Université de Montréal and Orchestre du Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. He is much in demand as a passionate chamber musician and is a founding member of the Andara String Quartet and Trio de l’Île. Recently, he joined the celebrated Trio Hochelaga. In addition, he is a composer and arranger, as well as the founder of BOA, an instrumental music project exclusively promoting original compositions.
Dominique plays a cello by David Tecchler (1704) and his bow was made by Pierre Simon (c. 1855). Both are graciously loaned to him by Canimex.