Philippe Ostiguy, Musical and Artistic Director

Artistic and musical director of “Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval” and “Les Voix Boréales” since 2005, Philippe Ostiguy has been working with both choirs for the past fourteen years, as a teacher and pianist and as Associate Musical Director. He has participated in several concerts, shows and recordings in Quebec, as well as, gone on Musical Tours throughout Canada, Europe, China and Japan with both choirs.

In 2005, “Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval”, under the direction of Philippe Ostiguy, represented Canada at the Universal Exposition in Aichi (Japan). In April 2006, Mr. Ostiguy directed “Les Voix Boréales” in a tour that started in Spain and ended at the Opera in Nice. That’s where the choir represented Laval, Nice’s twin City, in the celebration of the Year of Canada in Nice. Since 2005, under Philippe’s leadership, four records have been produced: Pour la Beauté du Monde (2006) with “Les Voix Boréales”, The best of “Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval” (2007), Adiemus – Songs of Sanctuary (2008) and Christmas! (2008).

Philippe Ostiguy holds a Masters degree in Piano Interpretation from the University of Montreal. He has had many scholarships and been laureate of many music competitions. He studied in the United States with, amongst others, Lazar Berman from the Moscow Music Conservatory.

He developed his love of choral chant and a solid experience as a chorister, as a member of the Choir of “Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal “for eight years, then by working with different choir groups throughout the Montreal area. Philippe Ostiguy is reputed for his desire for excellence, his professional rigor, his great knowledge of the world of choral chant, and his contagious passion to communicate his love of music to young people.

Philippe also teaches piano in the Masters program of “Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal”.

 

 Andrée Beauséjour


Leader of the Junior Choir of 
“Les Voix Boréales”

 Isabelle Vadeboncoeur


Leader of La Schola and the Preparatory Choirs of “Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval” & “Les Voix Boréales”

 

 François Auclair


Teacher with “Les Voix Boréales”

 Anne-Marie St-Jacques


Teacher with “Les Petits
Chanteurs de Laval” Maxis

 

 

 Julie Roy