Biography

Winner of the 2nd Prize & John Newmark Prize of the 108th edition of the Prix d’Europe, Mélissa Tremblay is the Solo oboe since 2018 at the Orchestre symphonique de l’Estuaire.

Originally from the Lower-Saint-Lawrence region, she began her studies in oboe at the Conservatoire de Rimouski under the supervision of Mr. Vincent Boilard and Philippe Magnan. She obtained her master’s degree in 2018 at the University of Montreal, where she was awarded the Pierre Roland scholarship for two consecutive years. Since 2013, she has participated in several summer academies, in Europe and in Canada, such as the Domaine Forget, Orford Musique, the National Academy Orchestra and the Norddeustche Oboentage. Mélissa has had the privilege of working with great masters such as Ramon Ortega, Valery Gergiev, Maurice Bourgue, Esa Pekka-Salonen, Olivier Doise, Eugene Isotov … Passionate chamber musician, she shares the stage with several ensembles including Pentaèdre, Oboe ETC , Ensemble Volte to name a few. She is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at Colburn School in Los Angeles