Holder of a first prize from the conservatoire de Musique du Québec, Marcelle Mallette continued her studies in the class of Joseph Gingold at the University of Indiana (programme Artist Diploma). She has held the position of first solo violin to the Orchestre Symphonique de Laval and the Orchestre des Jeunes du Québec. As a very sought chamber player, she has, among other things, played with the famous Orpheus Chamber Orchestra of New York. During a stay of six years in New Zealand and Australia, she was first solo violin of the Auckland Philharmonia, and, as such, invited by the most important orchestras of these countries. She has also taught violin at the University of Melbourne.
Back to the country in the fall of 2003, Marcelle Mallette joined La Pietà. She works as a freelance with various ensembles, including the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. In 2004, she became first solo violin associate of the Orchestre Métropolitain. She teaches at the university of Sherbrooke.