Dr. Francis Dubé
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Francis Dubé earned his Ph.D. in Music Education at Laval University (Quebec City, Canada) in 2006. The same year, he was appointed Professor of Instrumental Pedagogy at the Faculty of Music of Laval University. His research interests focus on music technologies, healthy postural attitudes, and creativity in instrumental teaching. His research is subsidized by the Fonds québécois de recherche sur la société et la culture (FRQ-SC, 2014-2016) and the Social Sciences and Humanies Research Council (SSHRC, 2014-2016). In collaboration with Maité Moreno, he obtained a major grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for the construction of a Research Laboratory in Ear Training and Instrumental Pedagogy.
Francis Dubé is the director of the Master’s program in Music (Maîtrise en musique) and Responsible for the Centre for Excellence in Music Pedagogy within his Faculty. He supervises more than 30 graduate students in their Master and Doctorate degrees. He is a regular member of the Interdisciplinary Observatory of Creation and Research in Music (OICRM). Francis Dubé gives regular conferences in different countries in North America, South America, Europe and Asia on different topics of music pedagogy. He received in 2013 an award from his University for the excellence of his teaching.