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Artists Jennifer Thiessen

Violist Jennifer Thiessen cultivates a particular interest in classical and contemporary chamber music, improvised music and historically inspired performance practice. From 2007 to 2012, she toured extensively with the dance company La La La Human Steps, performing music by Gavin Bryars and David Lang in the productions Amjad and New Work. In 2010, she commissioned and premiered Defòra fai sinhes lo firmament by Isaiah Ceccarelli for viola and voices. Jennifer has worked closely with such composers as Michael Matthews, Alexandra Fol, Brian Harman, Matthew Ricketts and Géraldine Eguiluz. She has performed and recorded with Ensemble Caprice, Ensemble Allogène, Ensemble Appassionata and Les Violons du Roy as well as such symphony orchestras as l’Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières and l’Orchestre des grands ballets canadiens de Montréal. She is featured on Joe Silva’s soundtrack to the film Black Field, has performed with Martha Wainwright and can be heard on recordings by Michel F Côté and Antoine Berthiaume. Originally from Manitoba, she earned a Bachelor of Music from the University of Ottawa and a Master of Music from Université de Montréal.

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Jennifer Thiessen

Austin (Manitoba, Canada), 1978

Residence: Montréal (Québec)

  • Performer (viola)

On the Web

Jennifer Thiessen, photo: Aaron Siverston, 2012
Jennifer Thiessen, photo: Aaron Siverston, 2012
  • Ensemble SuperMusique, Bernard Falaise, Jennifer Thiessen, Michel F Côté, Scott Thomson, Danielle Palardy Roger, Cléo Palacio-Quintin, Vergil Sharkya’, Isabelle Duthoit, Jean Derome, Joane Hétu, photo: Céline Côté, April 29, 2018
  • Ensemble SuperMusique during the public workshop, photo: Céline Côté, Montréal (Québec), May 7, 2017
  • Ensemble SuperMusique, during the public workshop, plays the piece Les états conducted by Joane Hétu, photo: Céline Côté, Montréal (Québec), May 7, 2017
  • Ensemble SuperMusique, during the public workshop, plays the piece Collision conducted by Danielle Palardy Roger, photo: Céline Côté, Montréal (Québec), May 7, 2017
  • Ensemble SuperMusique during the public workshop, under the direction of Jean Derome, photo: Céline Côté, Montréal (Québec), May 7, 2017
  • Ida Toninato, Jennifer Thiessen, photo: Romuald Chéchin, 2017
  • Ida Toninato, Jennifer Thiessen

Main Releases

Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 236 / 2017

Appearances

Collection QB / CQB 1719, CQB 1719_NUM / 2016
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 207 / 2011
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 196 / 2009

Blog

  • Isaiah Ceccarelli

    Amy Horvey (trumpet), Jennifer Thiessen (viola), Clinton Ryder (double bass), Rainer Wiens (guitar, kalimba) and Isaiah Ceccarelli (percussion) will be at Le Cagibi as part of the Mardi spaghetti weekly series for creative music on Tuesday…

    Monday, March 8, 2010 / En concert

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