Born in Montmagny, Martin Dubé studied piano at Laval University with Michel Franck and Robert Weisz before pursuing a master’s degree in chamber music with Marina Mdivani at McGill University. Winner of a scholarship at the Manhattan School of Music, he studied vocal coaching and accompaniment with the famous Warren Jones.
His artistic associations have led him to perform in recitals at Alice Tully Hall, Steinway Hall, Weill Hall and Merkin Hall in New York, as well as the Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh. He has also performed at the Auditorium Bastille and at the Salle Cortot in Paris, as well as in Tours and Toulouse, and has been heard in many cities across the United States, including Chicago, Philadelphia, Santa Barbara and Huntsville, as part of the Chamber Music Guild. In June 2005, he performed at the Istanbul International Music Festival in Turkey.
Martin Dubé has served as accompanist for master classes given by internationally acclaimed artists, including Elly Ameling, Sherill Milnes, Marilyn Horne, Martin Katz, Marlena Malas and many more. In February 2009, he worked as a coach and harpsichordist for the San Diego Opera in their production of Così fan tutte. He was also heard on WQXR in New York as well as on CBC. From 1997 to 2000, Martin Dubé worked as a vocal coach at the Juilliard School of Music in New York and at the Chautauqua Institution. Since September 2000, he has been the vocal coach at l’Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal. Mr. Dubé is an official accompanist for the Montreal International Musical Competition, presented by Jeunesses Musicales of Canada. He is the artistic co-director of the Québec City Chamber Music Society.
During his studies, Martin Dubé was awarded scholarships from the Desjardins Foundation, the Richelieu Clubs, the Fonds FCAR, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the Music Academy of the West in California. During the 2005-2006 season, Mr. Dubé had the privilege of working at the world famous Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and the Opera Philadelphia. Mr. Dubé is in great demand as an accompanist and as a vocal coach amongst professional singers. He is also a professor at the Conservatoire de Musique de Québec.