Marianne Trudel is a multi-talented pianist, composer, improvisor, and arranger. At once energetic and passionate, her music cross-cuts a wide swath of musical interests. As a performer, she pursues an active career in a variety of settings ranging from solo performance to duo (Karen Young), Trifolia, Marianne Trudel 4 + Ingrid Jensen, septet, and large ensembles. She has presented her music in various countries across North America, Europe, and Asia. Her previous studies have included a Master in Ethnomusicology (Université de Montréal), a Bachelor in Jazz Performance (McGill University), and numerous workshops in North America and Europe (Banff Centre for the Arts, Henri Mancini Institute, Vancouver Creative Music workshop, Jazz Orchestra – NYC). Marianne Trudel currently teaches at McGill University (Schulich school of Music) and at Cegep de Saint-Laurent.