Queen's Community Music

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Julien Bouchard - Hand Drumming Ensemble

Chad YacobucciJulien Bouchard is a musician and teacher from Moncton, New-Brunswick. Julien has completed a Bachelor of music in percussion from l'Université de Moncton, has become a certified Healthrhythms facilitator as well as an ESL teacher. These certifications have allowed him to spend 4 years with the New-Brunswick Youth Orchestra as well as play with Symphony New-Brunswick, facilitate music therapy session with at risk youth, and work with Sistema Moncton.  He has also developed a passion for singing through the years and has sung with the New-Brunswick Youth choir, has been a three time member of the National Youth Choir of Canada, being the section leader in 2014, and has had roles in two operas and one oratorio. Julien is excited to be in Kingston as the percussion instructor for Sistema Kingston and QCM's Hand Drumming Ensemble. Having seen firsthand the good that these programs can do for students in his home community, Julien is excited to help enhance the lives of the students of Kingston in the same way.