He later spent a year studying with Oscar Ghiglia and Stephan Schmidt in Switzerland. Recent performances have included an appearance in 2005 with the Montréal Symphony Orchestra for Donizetti's opera Don Pasquale. A featured performer on the Montreal Guitar Society's inaugural and 2004 season, Jérôme Ducharme's playing has also been broadcast on SRC-CBC radio in Canada. Jérôme Ducharme has been a multiple prize winner in various competitions including the 2004 Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) International Competition, The Guitare-Antony in France and Montreal's Guitarre-Lachine of 2003, as well as the 2000 Festival-Concours de Lanaudiere. In 2005, M. Ducharme was awarded the first prize of the GFA’s International Competition and has toured across North America, playing in over 40 cities. Mr.
Ducharme has recorded with a 2005 René Wilhelmy guitar. He now plays a guitar from another Canadian luthier, Daryl Perry. Also see Jerome Ducharme. www.jeromeducharme.ca. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..