Friday, November 25, 2022, 7:30 pm
Riddell Centre (Shu-Box), University of Regina
In partnership with the Department of Music and the Faculty of MAP, University of Regina
Montréal based pianist David Potvin has received various performance awards, including prizes at the 2018 Shean and 2017 Stepping Stone competitions. In 2020 he received his Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Toronto, where he studied with acclaimed pedagogue Marietta Orlov and won the DMA recital competition.
David maintains an interest in a variety of repertoire. Recently, he organized a recital in collaboration with the Canadian Music Centre celebrating the works of Quebec composer Jacques Hétu. His 2021 recital with violinist Martin Beaver included the world premiere of Stewart Grant’s Violin Sonata. Currently, he is collaborating with composer Edward Enman on a recording of the composer’s four-hand piano pieces.
A passionate music educator, David teaches piano in both of Canada’s official languages and is a member of the Royal Conservatory of Music’s college of examiners. In his spare time, he enjoys watching soccer, cooking, and exploring Montréal.