Born in Cornwall, pianist Louise-Andrée Baril is one of Canada’s most accomplished musicians. An arranger, soloist, chamber musician, vocal coach, and rehearsal pianist, she has collaborated with major ensembles and conductors in Canada and abroad. She is especially dedicated to French vocal music. Louise-Andrée Baril takes a great interest in emerging artists and has established several opera workshops and projects for young artists, such as the Université de Montréal’s opera workshop and the Orford Arts Centre opera. A much soughtafter teacher, she works with several music institutions and also colla borates with many international summer aca demies in Quebec, Ontario, France, Belgium, Mexico, and the United States. She regularly sits on international juries and gives master classes in Canada, Europe, and the United States. Since 2007, Louise-Andrée Baril has been an artistic advisor at Jeunesses Musicales of Canada, for the movement’s opera productions in particular.