Andrée Azar has been a faculty member at the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec for thirty years.

She teaches violin and directs an ensemble of very young violinists at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal.

After obtaining a First Prize at the Conservatoire de Gatineau in the class of Yaëla Hertz, she continued her studies at the universities of Indiana and Michigan.

In 1987, she joined the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. She performed several times as a soloist with this orchestra, notably in Schnitke's Concerto Grosso with her childhood friend and colleague Chantal Juillet at Carnegie Hall.

Since 1992, Andrée Azar has devoted herself mainly to teaching. She also participates in several Canadian competition juries including the Kiwanis Competition, the Festival Concours de Lanaudière, the Concours de la Capitale and the Canadian Music Competition.

Several of her young students have distinguished themselves in these competitions.

During the summer of 2023, Andrée Azar will participate as a violin teacher in a music camp in Salt Lake City and in the Camp Musical des Laurentides.


Andrée Azar