Gérard Coulombe, new Chairman of the Board of the Canadian International Organ Competition

Gérard Coulombe Having been recently appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian International Organ Competition (CIOC), Mr. Gérard Coulombe, Q.C., Ad. E., a Business Law partner at Lavery, participated in a press conference, which was held on September 24 to announce the programming of the Second Annual Festival des grands orgues CIOC that will take place from October 25-27, 2013 in Montreal, under the Honorary Presidency of the Honourable Lucien Bouchard.

The press conference was held in the presence of Mr. Gérard Coulombe, the Chairman Emeritus and CIOC Co-Founder, Mr. E. Noël Spinelli, C.M., C.Q., the Artistic Director and Co –Founder of the Competition, Professor John Grew, former Dean and Professor Emeritus of the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, and the CIOC Executive Director, Mr. Thomas Leslie.

Mr. Coulombe’s volunteer work for the CIOC demonstrates the extent of Lavery’s involvement in the arts community. It also helps raise the profile of Montreal and enables the music-loving public to discover the best young organists in the world.

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