Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy

Cellist Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy won the 2018 Prix d’Europe and was listed among CBC Music’s 2018 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” In the spring of 2018, Beauséjour-Ostiguy completed his master’s degree in performance at the Faculté de musique de l’Université de Montréal under the supervision of Yegor Dyachkov. Prior to his master’s degree, he pursued a bachelor’s degree in performance with Carole Sirois in 2015 and won a chamber music competition with distinction at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal with Denis Brott in 2016.

Alongside his studies, Beauséjour-Ostiguy has attended many advanced courses and masterclasses with Mischa Maisky, Alisa Weilerstein, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Hans Jorgen Jensen, Raphaël Wallfisch, Philippe Muller, and Richard Aaron. In 2017, Beauséjour-Ostiguy won the Peter Mendell Award and won first prize twice in the string instrument category at the Canadian Music Competition.

As a soloist, Beauséjour-Ostiguy has performed the Myaskovsky Concerto with the Orchestre symphonique du Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, the Dvořák Concerto with the Orchestre symphonique de Laval, Orchestre de la Faculté de musique de l’Université de Montréal, and Orchestre symphonique des jeunes de Montréal, and the Shostakovich Concerto with Ensemble Volte. Beauséjour-Ostiguy is a sought-after and committed chamber music performer; he is the founding member of Quatuor Andara and Trio de l’Île, and he recenty joined Trio Hochelaga, a renowned chamber music ensemble.