A graduate from the Montreal Conservatoire, Eastman and Longy Schools of Music and a laureate at the Val-Tidone International music competition, Pierre- Alain is since 2007 a member of the Molinari String Quartet. He has toured extensively in America and abroad promoting 20th century music and living Canadian composers. His latest recording of Gubaidulina’s string quartets has received a nomination at the ICMA for best recording of the year in contemporary music. He is also an active participant on the Montreal chamber music scene.