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Based in Montreal, percussionist David Therrien Brongo has carved out a career as a performer, a pedagogue and a researcher. Recognized for his virtuosity, his musicality and his rigorous work ethic, he collaborates regularly with a number of ensembles; he holds the position of Timpanist and principal percussionist with the Orchestre de l’Agora and the Orchestre symphonique du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, and he is a founding member of Duo AIRS. From 2016 to 2023 he held the principal percussion position in Ensemble Paramirabo. David also plays in numerous other ensembles like the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Métropolitain, the Orchestre symphonique de Québec, the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec, Sixtrum Percussion Ensemble and the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne. David obtained his doctorate in music performance from the Schulich School of Music of McGill University under the tutelage of Fabrice Marandola, where he conducted research, financed by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, pertaining to solo percussion works in Quebec.

Drone photo of David at the edge of a river

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Université de Montréal

Coordinator and percussion professor