Tel: 514-848-2424 ext. 4559
Vocalist, arranger Madeleine Thériault currently teaches vocal jazz in the Music Department of Concordia University. In 2000 she founded the McGill University Jazz Choir which she directed until 2010. She taught graduate and undergraduate students at Université Laval in Quebec City and is in demand as an adjudicator and clinician.
A versatile musician, she studied in both the jazz and classical traditions.
In 1990 she graduated with honors from Concordia University and was
awarded the university's Music Prize. In 1994 she earned a Master of
Music in Jazz Vocal Performance from prestigious University of Miami. In
the course of her studies, she participate in many jazz workshops headed
by influential figures such as Joe Henderson, Pat Metheny, Mark Murphy,
Red Rodney , Betty Carter.
Since returning to Montreal, she has shared the stage with some of
Canada's top jazz musicians. She has performed at Jazz sur le vif en folie,
Upstairs Jazz Bar, Hotel Clarendon, les Maisons de la culture. She has
been recorded and broadcasted by CBC. Her CD Eclipse, which she
produced in 2008, received excellent reviews.
She teaches jazz repertoire, interpretation, improvisation, and specializes
in teaching voice technique as it pertains to jazz and other popular forms