Brian Bacon graduated from McGill University, where he studied with Steven Kondaks. He currently plays viola for theOrchestre Métropolitain and the Orchestre Symphonique de Longueuil. He was the violist for the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne from 1989 to 2010, with whom he appeared as soloist in Europe, Asia and North America. A very active studio musician and chamber musician, he is a founding member of La Muse string quartet and appears in the Allegra Chamber Music series. He has frequently played with the National Arts Centre Orchestra and has performed with all the major ensembles in Montréal and in several metro stations.