Hugo PaquetCA

Double bass

Originally from Québec City, Hugo Rinfret-Paquet started studying double bass at the Quebec Conservatory under the tutelage of Jean Michon and recently completed a professional study certificate at the Colburn School of Music. As a participant at Domaine Forget summer festival in Quebec, he has had the opportunity to study with masters including Paul Ellison, François Rabbath, Étienne Lafrance, Ali Kian Yazdanfar and David Allen Moore; Hugo has also held the principal bass position with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the Youth Orchestra of the Americas. He is the recipient of the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto Summer Music Scholarship and an award of excellence given by the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Currently acting as substitute with several Canadian orchestras, Hugo spans across genres including symphonic and chamber, contemporary, jazz and popular music.

Hugo Paquet