Pierre Bernier

Pierre Bernier. Cellist, teacher, b Quebec City 19 Aug 1933. He studied 1948-54 at the CMQ with Walter Joachim, Lucien Plamondon, and Paul Létourneau. He served 1956-66 as a cellist with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra and the CBC Quebec Chamber Orchestra.

Bernier, Pierre

Pierre Bernier. Cellist, teacher, b Quebec City 19 Aug 1933. He studied 1948-54 at the CMQ with Walter Joachim, Lucien Plamondon, and Paul Létourneau. He served 1956-66 as a cellist with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra and the CBC Quebec Chamber Orchestra. He founded and conducted 1972-9 La Cantate, an amateur choir in Quebec City. He served 1969-79 as teacher of cello and director of the orchestra for the Société musicale Le Mouvement Vivaldi (see Létourneau method). He began to teach philosophy at the Petit Séminaire in 1958.

See also Gabrielle (his aunt), Maurice (his father), Conrad (his uncle), Françoys(his brother), and Madeleine (his sister).