With a very sensitive approach to music, Véronique Lussier brings to her conducting an emotional intensity that she passionately transmits to musicians and the public. Dynamic, unifying, creative and versatile, she would be delighted to contribute to all forms of concert projects as a guest conductor.
Founder and artistic director of the Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil (OSDL) Ambassador Project, Véronique has conducted and collaborated with several orchestras, festivals and music schools, including the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra (OSO), the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) the Classica Festival, Cirque Éloize, Bradyworks Productions (BW Musique), Ottawa Pops Orchestra, Montreal/New Music Festival (MNM), Stella Festival, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (NEM) and conducted a musical score in the film “Arrival” by filmmaker Denis Villeneuve.
Internationally, she has conducted the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra (Bulgaria), the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic), the Boulder Chamber Orchestra (USA) and the National Music Festival (NMF). Her teaching experience and her OSM/UdeM lectures give her a deep conviction of the multidimensional and beneficial impact of music.
Véronique holds a doctorate in Orchestral Conducting (D.Mus.) from the Université de Montréal (UdeM) with maestros Mr. Jean-François Rivest and Mr. Paolo Bellomia. She also holds a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Sherbrooke and a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Piano & Pedagogy from UQAM. She has been awarded scholarships for excellence at UdeM (FESP, Perras, Cholette & Cholette), from the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (CALQ), from the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) as well as the support of Mr. Roger Dubois from the Canimex Group and Mr. Jacques Marchand from LCI Education.