Révélation Radio-Canada 2013-2014 and Breakthrough Artist of the Year (2012 Opus Awards), Vincent Lauzer graduated from McGill University, where he studied with Matthias Maute. His first solo CD, “Passaggi” got released in September 2013 and was nominated for an ADISQ award in 2014. He is the artistic director of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival, in New-Brunswick.
Winner of several prizes in national and international competitions, he has recently been awarded the Fernand Lindsay Career Award, a scholarship given to a young promising Canadian musician for the development of an international career. Vincent received the Béatrice-Kennedy-Bourbeau Award at the Prix d’Europe 2015. In 2012, he won the First Prize during the Stepping Stone of the Canadian Music Competition and the Career Development Award from the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto. In 2009, he was awarded the First Prize and the Audience Appreciation Prize in the Montreal International Recorder Competition.
Vincent is a member of Flûte Alors! and Les Songes, two ensembles with whom he toured Eastern Canada with Jeunesses Musicales Canada. Vincent plays as a soloist with Arion Baroque Orchestra, La Bande Montréal Baroque, I Musici, the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (Vancouver) and Les Violons du Roy. He played for various series and festivals in Canada and in the United States as well as in Mexico, France, Germany, Spain and Belgium.
Vincent teaches at the CAMMAC music camp, for the Montreal Recorder Society, for the Toronto Early Music Players Organization and at Université de Montréal’s École des jeunes.