Steven Massicotte discovered the piano at a young age. His passion has grown to be fully involved in the practice of his art, and in sharing it with audiences around the world. He plays as a soloist and has also collaborated with numerous orchestras and artists. He recently started a YouTube channel with piano tutorials and already over 100 videos, and in 2017 he joined the Trio Fibonacci.
He is a laureate of numerous competitions and awards, most notably the Prix Joseph-Rouleau for Best Pianist from Quebec at the Montreal International Musical Competition, the first-prize winner of the Concours de Musique Hélène-Roberge and the Concours de musique Sorel-Tracy, the 2nd prize at the International Chamber Music Competition of Malta, and the 3rd Prizes at the International Chopin Competition in Czech Republic, the Shean Competition in Edmonton, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Competition. He is the grand winner of the OPMEM concerto competition, the Concerto Competition of Université de Montréal, and he is a two-time finalist and winner of the piano category of the prestigious Prix d’Europe competition.
Steven Massicotte has also attended master classes and studied with renowned pianists such as Marc Durand, Robert McDonald, John Perry, Benedetto Lupo, Stephen Kovacevich, Dang Thai Son, Jacques Rouvier, Anton Kuerti, André Laplante, Jimmy Brière, Jean Saulnier, Julian Martin, Logan Skelton, John Novacek, Martin Kasík, and Avedis Kouyoumdjian; in addition to being a scholarship recipient of the Orford Arts Centre, Banff Centre, and the Canada Council for the Arts.
In 2016 he completed a doctorate degree in performance at the University of Montreal with teachers Marc Durand, Jimmy Brière, and Jean Saulnier. He is also a graduate of the Conservatory of Music of Montreal as well as the University of Music and Performing arts of Vienna, Austria.