Dave Croteau – Drum (7 novembre, November 7th)

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Biographie:

Originaire de Victoriaville, Dave Croteau commence à s’intéresser à la batterie vers l’âge de 12 ans. Passionné par plusieurs styles musicaux, il entreprend des études en jazz au cégep de Drummondville pour ensuite se diriger vers le programme d’interprétation jazz de l’Université de Montréal afin de se perfectionner auprès du batteur Paul Brochu. Au cours de son cheminement musical, Dave a côtoyé plusieurs musiciens dont notamment : Maria Schneider, Ingrid Jensen, Alain Caron, Ron Di Lauro, Camil Belisle, Philippe Brochu, Dany Roy et Richard Provençal. En tant que musicien pigiste et enseignant, Dave est principalement actif sur la scène musicale Montréalaise.

 Biography:

Dave Croteau was born and raised in Victoriaville.  Towards the age of twelve he started to play drums. Passionate about various styles of music, he decided to pursue his studies in jazz at “Cégep de Drummondville”, to then get in the University of Montreal’s Jazz Performance program where he completed a  bachelor’s degree under the apprenticeship of Paul Brochu. During is musical journey, Dave as the chance to play and study with serval musicians including: Maria Schneider, Ingrid Jensen, Alain Caron, Ron Di Lauro, Camil Belisle, Philippe Brochu, Dany Roy et Richard Provençal.  As a freelance musician and teacher, Dave is an up and coming drummer who is very present on the Montreal scene.

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