Canadian pianist Justine Pelletier has been featured as a soloist with the Orchestre de la Francophonie and the McGill Chamber Orchestra, and has participated, among others, at the Virée Classique playing with the Montreal Symphony, the “Jeunes et Pros” series at Bourgie Hall in Montreal and the Lanaudière Festival in Joliette.
Justine Pelletier received the First Prize in the piano category as well as the John Newmark prize at the Prix d’Europe competition in 2012. She also won first prizes at the National Music Festival competition (2010), the Fondation des Jeunesses Musicales du Canada Competition (2008) which allowed her to tour the eastern provinces of Canada, and the second prize at the OSM competition (2006).
She is a graduate of The Juilliard School in New York where she completed her Master's degree as a student of Julian Martin (May 2011) and the Université de Montréal where she studied with Jean Saulnier, Jimmy Brière and Marc Durand. She is the recipient of grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture. She is a member of the Trio Grand-Duc with violonist Victor Fournelle-Blain and cellist Julia MacLaine.