A member of Les Violons du Roy since 2008, cellist Raphaël Dubé performs regularly in concert, both here and abroad. His artistic activities are very diverse: chamber orchestra, chamber music, solo, collaborations with dancers, poets and actors. He has been critically acclaimed on several occasions and has performed as a soloist with Les Violons du Roy, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the Orchestre symphonique du Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. He has also performed twice at Carnegie Hall in New York as part of the Amity Players piano quartet.
Artistic director of Les Violons du Roy’s Youth and Community section, Raphaël enjoys developing projects in these areas and has given dozens of musical workshops in several Québec City elementary schools. He was a teacher at CAMMAC in 2019 and loved his experience. His main cello teachers were Monique and Walter Joachim, Carole Sirois and Timothy Eddy. Before joining Les Violons du Roy, Raphaël was a member of the New World Symphony.
Raphaël Dubé plays on a Giovanni Grancino C. 1695-1700 cello, courtesy of Canimex Inc. of Drummondville, Quebec, Canada.