Did you know that ten carillon recitals, all free or charge, are presented each week at the Oratory? Don’t miss the opportunity to discover and enjoy this exceptional instrument. Titular Carillonist of Saint Joseph’s Oratory, Andrée-Anne Doane, offers performances on special events at the shrine. She also offers presentations on the carillon for people of all ages who visit Saint Joseph’s Oratory.
|CARILLON RECITALS SCHEDULE|
|Wednesday, Thursday, Friday||12:00 and 15:00|
|Saturday||12:00 and 14:30|
|Sunday||12:15 and 14:30|
|Monday, Tuesday *||No performance *|
|No performance in February, except on Sunday.
* Recital at 12:00 and 15:00 during the Novena, March 10 to 18.
ANDRÉE-ANNE DOANE, TITULAR CARILLONIST
Andrée-Anne Doane received her musical formation (piano, flute, voice) in Montreal at Vincent-d’Indy School of Music with a collegiate diploma in music and she won a prize with high distinction in voice.
Following her bachelor of music degree from L’Université du Québec à Montréal, she continued her vocal study in San Fransisco with Blanche Thebom, in Spoleto Italy with Enza Ferrari, at Lake Placid with Susan Webb, and at Boston’s McClosky Vocal Institute.
The youngest in a family of singers, she was precocious in displaying her musical talent. With her family, she sang at the most prestigious festivals of Québec, as well as in Europe at the Festival of Vienna, and the Festival of Coburg, Germany.
The Quintette Vocal de la Famille Laferrière-Doane (the Laferrière-Doane Family Vocal Quintet) performed numerous recitals in Montréal, made recordings for radio and television of Radio-Canada, and recorded a number compact discs under the SNE label.
For several years, she taught Introduction to Music courses at Vincent d‘Indy school, all the while holding the post of organist in some parishes in Montreal. Leader of Song for Masses at Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal for five years.
Since October 2009 she has held the post of titular carillonist at the Oratory, having pursued studies with two renowned carillonists emeriti: Claude Aubin (Montréal) and Andrea McCrady (Peace Tower of Parliament, Ottawa). In June of 2013, she is welcomed into the Guild of Carilloneurs in North America in North America (GCNA).
Complete carillon recital by Andrée-Anne Doane, Titular Carillonist at Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, performed during the event Bells Chiming Over Montreal, on May 17, 2017 as part of the Montreal’s 375th anniversary. #375MTL
1. Je reviendrai à Montréal* (Robert Charlebois)
2. Hallelujah* (Leonard Cohen)
3. Quand les hommes vivront d’amour* (Raymond Lévesque)
4. Cantate 147 (Jean-Sébastien Bach)
5. Hattem Groove (Kenneth Theunnissen)
6. Cher Montréal… on the air of Gens du pays (Gilles Vigneault)
*Arrangements for carillon: Andrée-Anne Doane