McKinley James Elisabeth Giroux

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Cello duo plays Scottish traditional

McKinley James is a cellist studying at McGill University's Schulich School of Music. She has played both traditional and classical music all her life. She has performed with the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra, Middlebury College Orchestra, and the New England Conservatory Symphony, she also soloed with the Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra. She is a founding member of the band Night Tree, which won the New England Conservatory's Honors Ensemble. They released their debut album in 2017 and toured in Europe in 2018. She has also toured in China with her piano trio. She studied with Yeesun Kim at the New England Conservatory for her Bachelor's Degree.

Élisabeth Giroux is a graduate of the Montreal Conservatory of Music in cello. At the end of her studies, she took part in the world tour of the Amjad show with the dance company La La La Human Steps. She also collaborates with Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà during the 2010-2011 season. Elisabeth plays regularly as a supernumerary with various symphonic orchestras in Quebec in addition to devoting to her creative projects and teaching. She has participated in the recording of more than twenty albums with different projects and artists since its inception. She collaborates in particular with the composer and multi-instrumentalist Jean-François Bélanger. In 2015, she co-founded the É-T-É trio with her two acolytes.

McKinley James Elisabeth Giroux