Dorian De Luca
Ottawa born, Dorian De Luca is widely recognised in the community for his gifted playing, which has been described as “ impeccable” and often moves his audience to tears. He is an active soloist and collaborative musician across Canada and internationally and has been interviewed by CBC’s Sandra Abma.
De Luca has been awarded several scholarships for his playing such as the Jean-Paul Sévilla Scholarship and Richard Wott Memorial Scholarship, and he has competed in the Canadian Music Competition, ORMTA Provincial Competition, and won silver in the Ontario Music Festival (2011).
De Luca has a passion for improvisation and composition and has composed music for productions of Alice in Wonderland and Broadway-off-Broadway’s original production of A Youtube Musical (2012). He also works as an arranger and music engraver.
De Luca played organ at St. Clement Church, Ottawa, for a number of years and has sung as a bass with the Ontario Youth Choir, Capital Chamber Choir, Ewashko Singers, Festival Chorus Singers, and Knox Presbyterian Church Choir.
De Luca holds a M.Mus in piano interpretation from L’Université de Montréal and currently teaches in Montréal. He has studied with Jimmy Brière, with David Jalbert and Mathieu Gaudet.