Strings 2018:   May 17th – 19th at Muttart Hall, Alberta College

Steven Massicotte

Montréal, QC

Scott MacIsaac

  • Winner, Piano Competition 2010
Scott MacIsaac

Steven Massicotte discovered the piano at a young age. Since then, his passion is growing and it is fully involved in the practise of his art. Mr. Massicotte graduated from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, where he studied under the direction of Raoul Sosa. He pursued undergraduate studies and a Masters in Performance at the Faculté de musique de l’Université de Montréal with teacher Marc Durand and Jimmy Brière. He is now currently doing Doctorate studies with Marc Durand.

As winner of the Joseph Rouleau Award of the Montréal International Musical Competition in 2011, he played in London and Berlin, and for the Fête Nationale du Québec. He was also the First Prize winner of the 2010 Concerto Competition of the Ochestra of l’Université de Montréal – where he played Rachmaninov’s Concerto No. 2 in c minor, Op. 18 under Jean-François Rivest. He also won the 2009 First Prize in the Concours de musique de Repentigny organized by the Association de Repentigny pour l’avancement de la musique, which enabled him to perform in a concert as part of its Virtuoso Series. In May 2011, he won the First Prize (Prix Oliver-Jones) at the Festival de musique classique de Pierre-De Saurel, as well as the Third Prize at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Competition.

In recent years, Mr. Massicotte has also attended several master classes with such renowned pianists as André Laplante, Jacques Rouvier, Anton Kuerti, Jean Saulnier, Robert McDonald, Julian Martin and John Perry, in addition to being a Fellow of the Orford Arts Centre and Banff Centre for the Arts.

2012 Piano Competitors

Benjamin Chapman Rich Coburn Steven Massicotte Michelle Powell Lisa Tahara Adam Zukiewicz

Important Information

  • The winner of the Shean Piano Competition 2012 is Adam Żukiewicz!
  • We received 23 applications.
  • Strings Brochures are available on the download page.