Ludovik Lesage-Hinse currently holds the position of second clarinet with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. He is often invited as an extra for many orchestras in Ontario and Quebec, including the Quebec Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. He is also a musician for the Canadian Armed Forces. As a soloist, Ludovik was invited to perform with Montreal’s I Musici Chamber Music Orchestra and with the Conservatoire de musique de Trois-Rivières Orchestra.
A dedicated educator, Ludovik now teaches at Collège Lionel-Groulx, at École des Petits chanteurs de Trois-Rivières and at La Découverte High School in Saint-Léonard d’Aston, while also offering lessons in his private studio. He has taught at the Conservatoire de musique de Saguenay and the Conservatoire de musique de Trois-Rivières.
Ludovik holds a master’s degree in both saxophone and clarinet from the Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec. He also obtained a certificate for advanced studies in saxophone in 2016. His outstanding work at the Conservatory earned him a career development scholarship of $10,000 from the Conservatory’s Foundation. He later perfected his craft with Alain Desgagné and received a Graduate Diploma in Performance from McGill University in 2017. His principal teachers are Claude Brisson, Gilles Carpentier, Alain Desgagné, Dorvalino De Melo, Stéphane Fontaine, Mark Simons and Kimball Sykes.