Pierre Mendola is a musician and composer from France currently residing in Montreal, Canada.
Previously studying classical flute at Strasbourg’s Conservatoire Superieur, Pierre recently graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Flute Performance.
During these years he had the opportunity to perform with, and be mentored by renowned musicians such as John Hollenbeck, Jean Michel Pilc and Ambrose Akinmusire.
Pierre is also the recipient of grants an award from Fondation Pour la Vocation Marcel Bleustein Blanchet, Concours du Royaume et Université de Montréal.
Performing in renowned festivals, including Jazz in Marciac and Montreal Jazz festival, he has also led several composition projects on the side in sound design, short film scoring, and publicity.
His unconventional training has given his compositions a unique depth, pursuing collaborations with other visual artists (Centre NAD, Alegria contemporary dance ballet, Centre de danse VBEG).