Chloé Dominguez is one of the most accomplished and versatile cellists of her generation. She is equally at ease playing early music on period instruments and working with today’s best composers. She holds the solo cello position at the Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal. Her reputation as an avid chamber musician and as a member of the Trio Hochelaga has led her to perform in Canada and the United States, at many international festivals such as the Lanaudière Festival, Festival of the Sound and the Ottawa Chamberfest.
Chloé Dominguez has received numerous prizes and awards. In 2009, she was a winner of the Canada Council’s Musical Instrument Bank Competition. Recipient of the Prix Radio-Canada Jeunes Artistes, she was also awarded McGill’s Schulich School of Music’s Golden Violin award which is the most important private scholarship in music education in Canada. She studied with Matt Haimovitz, Antonio Lysy, Denis Brott and Carole Sirois. She obtained a Diplôme d’études supérieures from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and completed her doctorate degree in performance at McGill University. Chloé Dominguez teaches at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and the Domaine Forget’s music academy. She plays on a 1745 Lorenzo Carcassi cello.