Monique de Margerie has lived in Toronto since 2011 where she performs chamber music, and accompanies instrumentalists and vocalists. She also loves to teach the piano. After her training at the Montreal Conservatory, she completed her graduate studies in piano performance in Munich, Germany. Monique lived, performed and taught in Freiburg and Paris for almost 20 years before accepting a teaching position at Laval University in Quebec City in 2003. She has taught at Cammac since 2004. In her spare time, she likes to do yoga with her cats, Stuart and Emile. Emile’s favourite pose is the downward-facing purring cat.