(Marie) Andrée (Carmen) Desautels, CM, instrumentalist, musicologist, teacher (born 9 October 1923 in Montreal, QC). Andrée Desautels taught the history of music and musicology at the Connservatoire de musique du Quebec (CMM) from 1949 to 1988. She also taught at the Université de Montréal, the École Vincent-d’Indy, and the international Sessions of the Château d’Argenteuil in Brussels, Belgium, and is credited with introducing the ondes Martenot to Canada. She was also active in Youth and Music Canada (JMC) and was responsible for programming the organization’s performances at Expo 67. She was made a Member of the Order of Canada for being “the first Francophone to write about music in Canada” and for “pav[ing] the way for many researchers in this field.”
Brian (Joseph) Ellard. Musicologist, educator, conductor, arranger, b Ottawa 15 Jan 1940; B MUS (ESM, Rochester) 1966, MA (ESM, Rochester) 1968, PH D (ESM, Rochester) 1973. After studying trade and commerce 1957-9 at the University of Ottawa, he took courses in music at the ESM in Rochester, NY.