Violaine Melançon

Violaine Melançon, violin (Baltimore, MD and Montreal, Canada), is Associate Professor of Violin at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montreal, and Violin and Chamber Music Faculty at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.  She was a founding member of the Naumburg Award-winning Peabody Trio, with which she performed internationally for 30 years. She was a winner, with the Nisaika Quartet, of the Eighth International String Quartet Competition in Evian, France, and, with the Knopp-Melançon Duo, of the USIA Artistic Ambassadors Award. She is a recipient of the 1984 Prix d’Europe. She has collaborated with Leon Fleisher, Gilbert Kalish, Peter Frankl, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, and Roger Tapping. Violaine has recorded for the CRI, New World Records, Artek, and Naxos labels. Previous Yellow Barn musician (since 1998)