Flutist Dominique Soucy enjoys a growing reputation in New York as both soloist and chamber musician. She has appeared as a guest soloist with several orchestras, most notably l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal and the Calgary Philharmonic. About her Montreal debut,The Montreal Gazette and Montreal La Presse wrote, “flutists like Soucy are in short supply…and we are going to hear a great deal more about Ms. Soucy…with an impressive technique and a brilliant tone…and a very beautiful legato in the slow movement.” The Winnipeg Free Press has described her flute playing as “a treat…she is a passionate soloist”…and in Washington, D.C., “Ms. Soucy stood out in an ensemble performance where her playing was described in The Washington Post as remarkable and technically confident.”
A winner of Artist International in New York, the Montreal Symphony Competition, the Canadian Music Competition, the Yellow Spring Chamber Competition, and the Aevis Young Artist Recording Competition, Ms. Soucy has collaborated with such artists as John Cage, Elliott Carter, John Harbison. and Bruce Saylor while he was Composer- in-Residence at The Chicago Lyric Opera.
As a chamber musician, Ms. Soucy has performed in most major concert halls in New York City, Montreal, and Washington with The London Ballet, the New York Chamber Orchestra, the Toronto Ballet, Les Grands Ballet Canadiens, the New York Bach Soloists and the New Music Consort.
Her numerous radio and television performances include several solo recitals for the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and an appearance on All My Children and Good Morning America for the ABC television network. She is also featured playing Richard Termini’s “Mac,” winner of the Caméra d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. More recently she completed a recording of Thad Wheeler’s suite “The Dancing Bird” for Albany Records, and also Leo Kraft’s “Cloud Studies” for CRI.
Dominique Soucy graduated from Conservatoire de Musique du Quebec, “Premier Prix a l’Unanimité du Jury” in flute and chamber music. She attended the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto for their Orchestral Training Program, and has had private instruction with Jullius Baker and with Jeanne Baxtresser, former principal flutists with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Ms. Soucy presently resides and teaches in Scarsdale, New York with her husband, flutist Joseph Piscitelli, and their sons, Pierre and Stefano.