Jonathan Voyer


Musician and scholar, Jonathan Voyer has a Bachelors degree in Education, a Masters in Religious Studies and a PhD in Music from the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM). He received his initial training with voice teacher Louise Yard from whom he learned the secrets of the Bel Canto singing technic. Disciple of santoor maestro Pandit Satish Vyas and of vocalist Pandit Somanath Mardur, he now evolves in the Hindustani Classical Music tradition. With dancer Julie Beaulieu, he founded the company Samskara to promote transcultural dialogue through arts. Jonathan is a membre of Centre d’études et de recherche sur l’Inde, l’Asie du Sud et sa diaspora (CERIAS). He performs and presents workshops regularly in Canada and abroad.