Gabrielle Gaudreault OCS Artistic Director & Conductor Recently named one of CBC’s 30 under 30 classical musicians, Dr. Gabrielle Gaudreault is a sought-after conductor, pedagogue and collaborative pianist. She is passionate about contemporary music, collaborating with composers, and innovative concert programming. Dr. Gaudreault is the Artistic Director of the Ottawa Choral Society and the Saint-Lambert Choral Society. In the 2022-23 academic year, she will direct the Schulich Singers and University Chorus at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music. Gabrielle has previously served as Assistant Conductor to Maestro Kent Nagano at the Staatsoper Hamburg, Associate Conductor of the National Children’s Chorus in Washington, D.C., Artistic Director of the South Shore Children’s Chorus in Saint-Lambert, QC, Music Director of the St-Augustine’s Church Choir in St-Bruno, QC, and Apprentice Conductor of the National Youth Choir of Canada. In 2020, Dr. Gaudreault co-founded CG Music Academy. In addition to her conducting and pedagogical endeavours, Gabrielle has worked as a collaborative pianist for the past 15 years. Gabrielle completed her DMA in Choral Conducting at McGill University in Spring 2020 and holds an MA in Music Theory and Choral Conducting from Indiana University, and a BMus. in piano from McGill. Her research focuses on pedagogical approaches to the choral rehearsal and late-20th-century choral works by Québécois composers.