Geneviève Leclair was appointed Assistant Conductor of Boston Ballet Orchestra at the beginning of the 2010-2011 season and Music Director of Parkway Concert Orchestra in 2013. In March 2010, Ms. Leclair was the recipient of the Sir Ernest MacMillan Memorial Foundation Award in orchestral conducting. In recent years, she has also stepped on the podium of various orchestras both in Canada and the United States, including McGill Chamber Orchestra, Lexington Symphony, Symphony New Hampshire, Syracuse University Symphony Orchestra and New England Conservatory orchestras.
Ms. Leclair holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Orchestral Conducting from Boston University under the tutelage of Maestro David Hoose. She had previously obtained Bachelor's and Master's degrees in flute performance at Université de Montréal, the latter under the supervision of Mr. Denis Bluteau, associate principal flutist of Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. Her other teachers and mentors include Dr. Ann Howard Jones, Kenneth Kiesler, Carl Topilow, Susan Hoeppner, Camille Churchfield and Jeanne Baxtresser.
In addition to playing flute and piccolo in various ensembles, Ms. Leclair has taught her instrument – as well as music theory and ear training – at École de musique Vincent-d'Indy, Académie de musique Pierre-Laporte, and École des jeunes de l'Université de Montréal from 2001 to 2008, for the Community Programs of the Longy School of Music of Bard College in 2012-13 and at Powers Music School since 2015. She is also a published author of musical literature and theory exercise books, Les Devoirs du prof Rémi, through Les Éditions École de musique Vincent-d'Indy.
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