Myriam Genest-Denis holds a master’s degree in classical performance from the Université de Montréal. She is currently second flute and piccolo with the Sherbrooke Symphony Orchestra and is regularly invited to join several Quebec orchestras, including Drummondville, Laval, the Montreal Classical Orchestra, Les Violons du Roy, the Quebec Symphony Orchestra and I Musici.

Through her studies and training courses, Myriam has worked under the tutelage of Robert Langevin and Denis Bluteau as well as Francine Voyer, Virginia Spicer and Jeanne Baxtresser. She currently teaches flute and piccolo at Bishop’s University and Cégep de Saint-Laurent.

In parallel to her activities as a performer and teacher, Myriam has an active career as an artistic manager. Over the years, she has been coordinator of the music department at the Cégep de Sherbrooke, artistic coordinator at the Orford Arts Centre, and tour manager for the Ensemble contemporain de Montréal +.

She was also coordinator of cultural mediation projects in the music department of the Cégep de Saint-Laurent and currently sits on the board of directors of the Sherbrooke Symphony Orchestra, as president of the musicians’ committee.

A collaborator of the Maison de la culture John-Henry-Pope in Cookshire, she is proud to work on the artistic, musical and heritage development of Espace culturel Cookshire-Eaton, a family project.