Pitre received his degree in music performance from McGill University, following initial musical studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
|Benoit Pitre and Kirstin Hasselmann (Photo: Christina Kämper)|
Also committed to song recitals and promoting contemporary repertoire, he performed on multiple occasions with luminaries such as accompanist Roger Vignoles. Earlier this month he performed a series of recitals promoting songs of his native Quebec and contemporary New York composers.
Pitre was a recipient of a Tanglewood Music Center and a Junge Musiker Stiftung Bayreuth fellowship.