Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Honorary Concertmaster
Denise Lupien*
Music Librarian
Paul Marcotte*
Personnel Manager
Jean Paquin*
First Violins
Concertmaster
Yukari Cousineau
Associate Concertmaster
Marcelle Mallette
Assistant Concertmaster
Johanne Morin
Alain Giguère*
Monica Duschênes*
Carolyn Klause
Florence Mallette
Linda Poirier
Second violins
Principal
Nancy Ricard
Associate Principal
Lyne Allard
Acting Assistant Principal
Lucie Ménard
Sylvie Harvey
Monique Lagacé
Brigitte Lefebvre
Claudio Ricignuolo
Violas
Principal
Brian Bacon
Associate Principal
Elvira Misbakhova
Assistant Principal
Pierre Tourville
Gérald Daigle
Julie Dupras
Pierre Lupien*
Cellos
Principal
Christopher Best*
Associate Principal
Marc-André Riberdy
Assistant Principal
Louise Trudel*
Céline Cléroux
Caroline Milot
Thérèse Ryan
Double Basses
Principal
René Gosselin*
Associate Principal
Marc Denis*
Gilbert Fleury
Réal Montminy
Flutes
Principal
Marie-Andrée Benny
Principal Piccolo
Caroline Séguin
Oboes
Principal
Lise Beauchamp
Marjorie Tremblay
Principal English Horn
Mélanie Harel
Clarinets
Principal
Simon Aldrich
François Martel
Bassoons
Principal
Michel Bettez
Gabrièle Dostie-Poirier
Horns
Principal
Louis-Philippe Marsolais
Louis-Pierre Bergeron (on sabbatical)
Pierre Savoie
Jean Paquin*
Trumpet
Principal
Stéphane Beaulac
Lise Bouchard
Trombones
Principal
Patrice Richer
Michael Wilson*
Principal Bass Trombone
Trevor Dix
Tuba
Principal
Alain Cazes*
Timpani
Principal
Julien Bélanger

* Founding member of the Orchestre Métropolitain