David Jacques was born in 1978 in Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada. He is completing in 2007 a Doctorate in music performance at the University of Montreal. He also has a Master in performance from Laval University, a First Prize in guitar, a Prize with high distinction in chamber music from the Quebec Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor in music teaching from Laval University. Moreover, he has studied jazz guitar at the same University.
Many times a finalist and semi-finalist in international and national competitions, he has won many of them. He received grants and sponsorships from many organisms and associations. Since 2002, he has played with many early music groups like Anonymus, Caprice, Bande Montreal Baroque, Les Voix humaines, les voix Baroques, Stadacone, Musica Divina, etc. He has published many arrangements for guitar for Les Productions d’OZ. He recorded more than 16 CDs with major labels like XXI-21, Universal records, Analakta and Atma Classique. He gave classical concerts in USA, France, Poland, Austria, Bosnia, Croatia, Mexico, Chile, Vietnam, Brazil, Argentina, India, Nepal, Taiwan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, New-Zealand, Australia and Canada. With such success, he was invited to give concerts for many well-known names like the president of USA, the prime minister of Canada and for four prime ministers of Quebec.
As a pedagogue, he is sharing his knowledge in private lessons and master classes for many years and is teaching at the Ste-Foy’s College since 2005. In 2002, he created the company Productiosn DJ and works restlessly to promote the classical guitar at local, national and international level.