Catherine Meunier

Catherine Meunier is the first percussionist to win the prestigious Prix d’Europe. Her debut CD Night Chill is acclaimed by critics: “Montréal percussionist Catherine Meunier shines throughout” (The WholeNote, December 2009). As a soloist and chamber musician, Catherine Meunier has given concerts in Canada, Mexico, Taiwan and Japan. She has been a guest soloist with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional of Mexico, the Orchestre symphonique de Sherbrooke, the Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil and Ensemble Prestissimo. She is an active performer of contemporary music, having premiered many works for marimba or percussion. She is adjunct professor of percussion at the Crane School of Music SUNY-Potsdam since 2011. Catherine Meunier completed her Doctor of Music in Performance at the Université de Montréal. She also holds degrees from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, McGill University and University of Sherbrooke. Catherine Meunier is an artist sponsored by the Pearl/Adams Corporation.