Ever since he picked up the French horn in High School, Olivier Brisson has been extremely passionate about his instrument. He pursued classical music as a career and completed his B.Mus. from the University of Ottawa in 2015 studying under both Daniel Gress and Lawrence Vine (NACO Principal Horn). He then attended the Glenn Gould School of Music under Gabriel Radford (TSO).
Mr. Brisson is an alum of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (2012-13), the NYO Canada/India exchange program (2013) and the National Arts Centre Young Artists Program (2014).
Mr. Brisson is currently a member of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, the Bel Canto Wind Quintet and since May 2018, he is Principal Horn of the Kingston Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Brisson is a frequent additional musician with the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec and the National Arts Centre Orchestra.