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2018 Faculty

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Marc Destrubé

  • Director & Violin

Marc Destrubé enjoys a diverse international career on historical and modern violins, performing as soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster or director/conductor. He is co-concertmaster of the Orchestra of the 18th Century (Amsterdam), first violinist of the Axelrod String Quartet (Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC) and of the Vancouver quartet Microcosmos, and is a regular guest director and soloist with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Australian Haydn Ensemble and Lyra Baroque. He performs frequently on the Early Music Vancouver series, is Artistic Director of the Pacific Baroque Festival (Victoria) and a member of the Turning Point Ensemble. His recording of Haydn violin concertos (ATMA) has been critically acclaimed, and he has commissioned and premiered numerous works by Canadian composers. A highly-respected teacher, he has been a visiting artist at the Paris, Utrecht and Moscow Conservatories, the Banff Centre, University of Indiana, Case Western University, Australian National University and the Sydney Conservatorium. He is course co-director of the Twin Cities Baroque Instrumental Programme, and has been on the faculty of the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin College. http://marcdestrube.com