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Julien SIINO


  • date of birth: 4th of May 1996
  • is currently studying with Leslie Snider at the Quebec Conservatory of Music and is the principal cello of the Quebec Conservatory Orchestra
  • studied with Morag Northey in Calgary, Canada and participated in masterclasseswith Michel Strauss, Daniel Müller-Schott, Antonio Meneses, Xavier Phillips, Emmanuelle Bertrand, David Finckel, Claudius Popp, Christian Giger and David Hetherington
  • plays on a cello made by Auguste Sébastien Bernardel in Paris 1838 and with a bow by Victor Francois Fétique, generously loaned by Canimex Inc.


Prizes: Laureate of Petit Mozart Audi Sainte-Foy Competition in 2011 (1st prize) and Canadian Music Competition in 2017 (1st prize)



First Round

Piatti Caprice no. 8 op. 25

Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major

Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70


Second Round

Brahms Sonata op. 38

Crumb Sonata for Solo Cello

Popper Elfentanz op. 39



EnescuSonata no. 2 in C major op. 26

Debussy Sonata in D minor



Prokofiev Sinfonia Concertante in E minor op. 125