FGMAT
May 27 to June 03 2017

Jamie Dupuis

Thursday 31 May 2018
5:00 pm


Venues

Petit Théâtre du Vieux Noranda / Scène Agnico Eagle / Rouyn-Noranda

Show presented by : Agnico Eagle

30$ First come first serve

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Biography


Jamie Dupuis, born May 10, 1990 in New Liskeard, Ontario, is a prolific Canadian virtuoso guitarist/composer and singer/songwriter, best known for his complex fingerstyle technique, energetic performances, and his arrangements on the guitar and harp guitar. In 2016, Jamie's arrangement of Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd on the harp guitar has gotten over 19 million views on Facebook, gaining international recognition. Also winning 1st place at the Canadian Guitar Festival Competition (2016), one of the finest guitar competitions in the world (2016) Dupuis has successfully carved out his own style as a solo artist worldwide.

Beginner with the piano at the age of 6, it is at the age of 14 that he wants to be a musician when he gets his first guitar. Inspired by bands like Nirvana, Metallica, Yngwie Malmsteen, Rush, and Van Halen, Jamie learned to play rock music quickly. But this wasn't enough. Studying classical guitar and the classical musical training, he was practicing 8 hours everyday. While studying rock, classical and jazz, he also wrote his own original music. After high school he was able to pursue classical studies at Cambrian College (2008), learning under the studies of Philip Candelaria. Jamie then won the scholarship of his dreams, Full Ride Scholarship to the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California (2011). Since graduating from Cambrian (2011) and Musicians Institute (2012), Jamie has been working as a professional musician, doing sessions, solo performances, weddings, bar gigs, festivals, composition, albums and YouTube videos.

Jamie Dupuis’s style is influenced by great artists such as Chet Atkins, Tommy Emmanuel, Stevie Wonder, and Django Reinhart. Jamie is proficient in many styles such as: Classical, Jazz, Blues, Country, Rock, Folk and Pop. His main instruments are: Harp Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Classical Guitar, Banjo, 18 String Classical Guitar, Electric Guitar and Vocals. From 2009 to 2016, Jamie won several prestigious awards.


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