Soloist, improviser, chamber and orchestra musician, Laurence Latreille-Gagné completed her studies in both Quebec, graduating with distinctions in horn and chamber music at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, and in Germany at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.
Recipient of various academic scholarships and several first prizes in solo and chamber music competitions, her thirst for challenges and new knowledge has led her to continue perfecting her playing by participating in many master classes and training courses such as the National Arts Centre, Orford Centre for the Arts, Domaine Forget and the International Ensemble Modern Academy in Austria. She has also gained experience playing in various orchestras and festivals including the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the National Academy Orchestra. Since 2007, she also distinguished herself playing as a soloist with the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble of the Montreal Conservatory of Music, as well as playing Robert Schumann’s Konzertstück for four horns twice as principal horn.
Laurence stands out for her curiosity, her commitment and her great versatility. She is very active as a chamber musician in Montreal (being a member of Choros wind quintet, Ensemble Magnitude6 and Débonnaire Trio), performs regularly with several of the bests chamber ensembles and orchestras across Quebec, and is a passionate teacher. She is very involved in the field of contemporary music, worked for the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab and Codes d’Accès, as well as regularly participating in the creation of new works as a member of the Ensemble Contemporain de Montreal and the Ensemble Magnitude6.