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22 February 2015
Andrée Dagenais, Conductor (Brandon University, MB)
Haydn: "Nelson" Mass
Chorus SATB and orchestra (trumpets, strings, flutes, oboes, bassoon) and piano accompaniment
Andrée Dagenais is associate professor at Brandon University where she conducts the BU Chorale and the BU Concert Choir. Under her direction, the BU Chorale toured Estonia, Latvia, Cuba, France, Brazil, Québec, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The BU Chorale has been invited to perform at the Choral Conductor’s Conference in Québec in 2005, at the Winnipeg New Music Festival and has been invited to sing with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on a few occasions.
Prior to coming to Manitoba in 2000, Dr. Dagenais taught at the Université de Montréal, McGill University and the University of Saskatchewan. She was a guest conductor at the Choralies Internationales held in Edmonton, the Ensemble vocal de Poitiers of the Université de Poitiers, in Sao Paulo and Londrina in Brazi, and in Tallinn and Tartu in Estonia. Closer to her Manitoba home, she conducted the Provincial Women’s Voices Honour Choir.
She conducted workshops in France, Venezuela, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova-Scotia and Québec. She is an associate researcher for the Conseil National de Recherche Scientifique at the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles for which she is working on a critical edition of Pierre Robert’s Grands Motets.