About

Christian Paré is known for the versatility of his playing many percussion instruments and international musical styles.

His love and passion for music led Christian to study a wide variety of musical styles with a world vision. Having learned various rhythms during private lessons as well as during his academic training at the University of Montreal and Université Laval, he has kept refreshing and adding training with masters including legendary Zakir Hussain, Ali Akbar Khan, Karl Perazzo, Giovanni Hidalgo et Luis «Changuito» Quintana. Also, twice in West Africa with Les Grands Ballets of Guinea’s djembe soloist, Laurent Camara. More recently, in Easter Island, during two encounters with Rapa Nui artists and musicians.

His experience has led him to work on several shows, international tours and to record albums with, among others:

  • Isabelle Longnus
  • Juulie Rousseau
  • TAM, Talents autochtones musicaux (APTN) - Direction musicale, séries TV 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 et 2014
  • Carl Bastien
  • Daniel Bélanger
  • Karen Young
  • Claire Pelletier
  • Michel Rivard
  • Dumas
  • Samian
  • Cirque du Soleil , Tournée «Alegría», Amérique du Nord-Asie (Japon et Chine)
  • Chloé Sainte-Marie
  • Gilles Sioui
  • Laurence Jalbert
  • Richard Séguin
  • Natalie Choquette
  • Florence K
  • Julia Migenes
  • Productions Strada
  • Steve Barrakat , Tournées au Japon et Taiwan
  • Production Don Quichotte (Théâtre du Nouveau-Monde)
  • France D`Amour
  • André-Philippe Gagnon
  • Kerouac Project avec le poète Frédric Gary Comeau
  • Les Boréades de Montréal (spectacle Beatles baroque)
  • Bet.e & Stef
  • Daniel Boucher
  • Paul Kunigis
  • Phonethemental
  • Marc Vallée trio
  • Lapon Balèze
  • 34e congrès annuel de l’Association de musicothérapie du Canada. Québec – Québec
  • “Un été sans point ni coup sûr”, participation à la musique du film
  • Fêtes du 400e anniversaire de la Ville de Québec spectacle d’ouverture “Le Coup d’envoi”, télédiffusé sur Radio-Canada et ArtTV

In addition, Christian was a fellow of and, later, a member of the jury of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Following you will find links that lead to websites of groups, companies and events to which Christian participates: