Hailed for his athletic and virtuoso playing and for his sensitive interpretations, recorder player Vincent Lauzer leads an active career as a performer, artistic director, and teacher. He is the artistic director of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival, the co-artistic director of Les Plaisirs du Clavecin, works with Arion Baroque Orchestra to develop programs for young audiences and since November 2022, he is the co-artistic director of the Montreal Baroque Festival. In October 2018, his recording of Vivaldi's concertos with Arion Baroque Orchestra was awarded a Diapason d'Or by the famous French magazine Diapason.
Winner of several prizes in national and international competitions, he has been awarded the Fernand Lindsay Career Award, a scholarship given to a young promising Canadian musician for the development of an international career. He was named Révélation Radio-Canada in 2013-2014 and Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2012 Opus Awards. In 2012, he won the First Prize at the Stepping Stone of the Canadian Music Competition and the Career Development Award from the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.
Vincent is a member of Flûte Alors! and regularly performs as a soloist with Arion Baroque Orchestra, La Bande Montréal Baroque, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, and Les Violons du Roy. He has played in various series and festivals in Canada and in the United States as well as in Mexico, France, Germany, Spain and Belgium.
Vincent teaches at McGill University, Université du Québec à Montréal, at CAMMAC music camp, for the Outaouais Recorder Society, and for the Toronto Early Music Players Organization.