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John Dupuis

John Dupuis
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  • Examiner

Education - Studies

  • BMus (Performance), McGill University
  • MMus (Performance), The University of British Columbia

John Dupuis taught privately for twenty years in Vancouver, British Columbia. For several years he was a master teacher for the piano pedagogy course at The University of British Columbia. He taught some of BC's most successful piano students, many of whom were recipients of prestigious awards to attend university music programs, represent British Columbia at the National Music Festival, and perform as soloists with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Dupuis's pedagogy students have gone on to successful careers of their own in teaching piano.

John undertook postgraduate studies with many of Canada's eminent pianists as well as internationally acclaimed American and European artists.

He has given workshops for several branches of the BC Music Teachers' Association.

For several years Mr. Dupuis was a member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators' Association and received regular invitations to adjudicate throughout British Columbia.

He appeared in concert with members of professional orchestras, chamber ensembles, and singers on both the east and west coasts of Canada. John performed as a soloist in North America, Europe, and Asia. From 2009 to 2011 he performed a series of concerts for Blüthner Piano in Canada, the programs of which included the late piano works of Franz Schubert. He also gave a series of master classes during the same period and was awarded the title of Blüthner Master Class Artist.

John Dupuis was formerly the chair of the Douglas College Music Advisory committee.