Awards & Honors

  • Winner of the Sillery music festival (1984 and 1986)
  • 3 Nominations by the ADISQ (Between 1987 and 2005)
  • Youngest recipient of the Order of Merit of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society (1988)
  • Nominated for the “Prix Rayonnement hors Québec” – Grands Québécois (1996)
  • Certificate of acknowledgement from the United Nations (2004)
  • Recipient of the ARISTA Bank of Montreal Prize “Young International Business Leader in Quebec” (2005)
  • Young Personality of the Year (National and International) Youth Chamber of Commerce of Quebec City (2005)
  • Recipient of the Pierre-Garon prize (Artist of the year, Quebec City) (2006)
  • Honorary Governor of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in recognition of his contribution for the program in Quebec, Canada (2006)
  • SOCAN’s Hagood Hardy Award-Composer of the Year-Instrumental (2010)
  • Plaque of Appreciation offered by the Prime Minister of the Republic of South Korea for the support and promotion of the City of Saemangeum (2017)
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Medal (Canada) for Exceptional Merit (2019)
  • Knight of the National Order of Quebec (2021)