Emmanuelle Caplette: Performance Spotlight

VF Artist Emmanuelle Caplette performs 'The Chamber' by Antoine Fafard

At age 9, Emmanuelle Caplette made her drumming debut in drum and bugle corps. For over 8 years, she played the snare drum in different groups around Quebec. It was during these years she won several awards including first place in the Provincial Championship Individual Interpretation of Quebec.

Upon her enrollment at Drummondville College, she studied drums in pop/jazz style with Camil Bélisle. She participated at the "Cégep en spectacle" and won the prestigious award of l'OFQJ ( Office Franco Québécois pour la jeunesse) with her duo Drummologue. In 2002, She opened the Montreal Drum Festival with her duo. In 2003 she was chosen to represent Drummondville college in a rising star contest at the Montreal Drumfest. Following her college diploma she decided to continue her studies at the University of Montreal in pop/jazz interpretation with Paul Brochu. At the end of her first year at the University Emmanuelle was hired by the troop Cavalia (for American tour) which was composed by Michel Cusson. 2006 was the end of Cavalia tour, Emmanuelle joined the percussion troop Insolita created by Robert Dethier, Insolita was inspired by the music of World Beat ans proposes a mixed of percussions, batteries and special effects.

The big adventure started for Emmanuelle in 2007 with the realization of her objectives, she got the opportunity to play drums on television and go on different tours, she participated two years in a row at the "Gala des Jutras", she also played drums at Quebec's National Day ( St-Jean-baptiste ) The host was Normand Bratwaite. The same year she went on tour with IMA (Smile) and Marilou ( Tout simplement). In 2008 Emmanuelle was hired to play in a new children television show with Annie Brocolie "the Broco show" on Radio Canada. Her participation brought her to meet extraordinary people like Quebec's producer Guy Tourville, he gave her the chance of a lifetime to record her two first single on the radio, "Une fois pour toutes" from Chantal Toupin and "Tu ne m'aimeras plus" from Cindy Daniel. She then recorded the entire album of the Broco show. Right now Emmanuelle is on tour with IMA.

Performance Spotlight: Emmanuelle Caplette

Antoine Fafard,Scott Henderson: Occultus Tramitis