Named "the best flute and guitar duo" by the UK's Classical Guitar magazine!

Nadia Labrie obtained the Premier Prix with great distinction from the Conservatoire de musique du Québec and a Master's degree from the Université de Montréal. She has appeared as soloist with orchestra on several occasions, performing Mozart's Concerto No. 2, Devienne's Concerto No. 7, Patrick Roux's Concerto Tradicionuevo for flute, guitar and orchestra (Canadian commission), Borne's Fantaisie brillante sur Carmen, and her adaptation of Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, Kamloops Symphony (B.C.) and Orchestre symphonique de l'Estuaire. For two years, Ms. Labrie was principal flute with the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra, with whom she toured America, Europe and Asia, with renowned soloists including Anne-Sophie Mutter and James Ehnes, under the direction of such great conductors as Kurt Masur, Yoav Talmi and Franz-Paul Decker.

Nadia Labrie is a member of the Similia duo with her twin sister Annie Labrie, which has been named "Best Flute and Guitar Duo" by the UK's Classical Guitar magazine. The Similia duo has recorded four albums on the Analekta label: Cantabile, Nota del Sol, Fantasia, Dolce Vita. Nota del Sol won the Félix for Album of the Year - Instrumental in 2004, while Fantasia was nominated for Album of the Year - Classical at the ADISQ in 2006. Since 1998, the Similia duo has made a name for itself internationally, performing nearly 500 concerts in 13 countries, including Japan, China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Bosnia-Herzegovina, France, Mexico, Guatemala, the United States and Canada.

Invited to participate in numerous radio and television programs, Ms. Labrie has also made a name for herself by broadcasting her concerts on various Société Radio-Canada channels, CBC Radio One and Two, Bravo!, Biography and CCTV (Asia). Her passion leads her to share her love of music with music lovers of all cultures.

A CALQ and FCAR scholarship recipient, she was awarded the Governor General's Medal for Excellence in College Studies. Ms. Labrie was a judge for the Canadian Music Competition, and was awarded the distinction of Relève citoyenne by the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec and Celebrations Canada President Marc Garneau.