New Hampshire
Profile Type: Artist
Lucie Therrien

WEBSITE: to listen/buy (click CD button) EMAIL:, watch videos on, FACEBOOK, & digitally Internationally known Franco-American singer/musician performs French and English folk, standards, original, contemporary music. Solo artist: voice, piano, guitar, ethnic instruments. Published 15 recordings, 2 edutainDVDs, curriculum guides & a songbook. Tours over five continents including France, Quebec, North Africa, Vietnam, Cuba, Martinique, and all over the USA. Programs for audiences of all ages, public concerts, artist-in-residences (certified teacher of music) and conferences. She received several awards in music, composition & film.Has appeared on TV nationally/internationally,: Smithsonian Festival in Wash. D.C., Rotary International Montreal, was nominated for the National Endowment of the Arts Heritage award, given 4 traditional arts awards from the NH Council on the Arts. Lucie Therrien's paintings are on her FACEBOOK page

Additional Links: 
a video of me singing my original composition "Memere" about a Franco-Amerian grandmother and her American grandchild, recounting her story or working in the mills of New England .It was originally filmed for PBS-TV but this clip was filmed in my studio
a video of my papa and I. He was playing "C'est dans l'temps du jour de l'an" on the fiddle, a traditional song for New Years, and I was accompanying him with the wooden spoons, carved in Quebec.
This is a video excerpt of my DVD "Les Peuples Francais en Amerique", "The French People of America," covering the history and music of all the French in North America: the Quebecois, the Acadians, the Franco-Americans, and the Cajuns, with English histo

I Have Worked With

  • December 2016

    I performed in a Holiday concert at SMU in Darmouth, MA. My repertoire consisted of traditional French-Canadian folk songs, and Holiday songs. It was very well attended. I accompanied my vocals on guitar and grand piano. 

  • October 2016

    Performed in two shows. This was my 6th time performing at the BIG E in the N.H. building. A 3 week fair, where people come from all over New England, and New York.

  • August 2016

    I performed for the "Festival de Lanaudiere" north of Montreal, Province of Quebec alongside artists, from Louisiana, Ontario, Quebec, Vancouver, and Acadia. It was exhilarating! I accompanied my songs (mostly originals) on keyboard, guitar, and drum.


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5 Junkins Ave., apt. 106
Portsmouth, NH 03801
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5 Junkins Ave., apt. 106
Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Primary Discipline: 
Music - Ethnic / World
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Music - General
Music - Ethnic / World
Music - Traditional
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General Public
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Performing Groups
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Community Arts
Performance / Concert / Reading
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Multi-County Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

AwardsNH Council on the Arts : 2 Fellow finalist, 4 traditional arts, film, singer-songwriter awards. Nominations: Folk Heritage fello, the NH Governor's Arts. Recorded on Smithsonian label. Career archived in NH State Library. "Who's who music"
I am on the following State Arts Agency Roster(s): 
New Hampshire Education Roster
New Hampshire Arts in Healthcare Roster
New Hampshire Traditional Arts Roster

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
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performance area, outlet, chair. Soundsystem is furnished. Help unloading and loading.
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New Hampshire
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