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BIOGRAPHY
 

Laurence Manning is a renowned Quebec pianist, composer, and arranger who completed a Doctorate in Piano Performance from l’Université de Montréal. Her original works are influenced by neo-classical, Celtic, neo-medieval, video game and film music. She is also specialized in video game music, as an arranger, and more recently, as a composer.

Her new album Piano Collections: Castlevania was released on October Friday 13th 2023. This album includes 15 original piano arrangements of the gothic video game series Castlevania and was produced by the label Materia Collective.

Since 2019, Laurence also recorded 3 other albums of video game music and compositions:

  • Game Music Piano Album (2019) features original arrangements of video game music for piano from Zelda, Final Fantasy, Mario and more.

  • Piano Mirror (2020) is her first composition album. This album was selected for the web and TV series "Écoute mon album", produced by ADISQ in partnership with the Government of Quebec.

  • Trio of the Goddesses (2022) is a trio album dedicated to the music of the video game The Legend of Zelda. This album was recorded by Laurence Manning (piano), Daphnée Sincennes Richard (violin) and Lou Dunand-Vincent (cello).
     

Besides her activities as music producer and composer, Laurence regularly performs across Quebec, in solo and with her trio, who did two tours in 2021-2022 in major concert halls in Montreal, Laval, Quebec and Gatineau.

Biography
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Piano Collections: Castlevania (2023)

This album features 15 original piano arrangements from the gothic video game series Castlevania and was produced by the American label Materia Collective.

  • Piano Collections: Castlevania
  • Distribution Vinyle au Canada
  • Bandcamp
  • Spotify
  • Amazon
  • Apple Music
  • Deezer
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Trio of the Goddesses (2022)

The album Trio of the Goddesses presents 17 original arrangements taken from the soundtracks of The Legend of Zelda series, performed Laurence Manning Trio musicians: Laurence Manning (piano), Daphnée Sincennes Richard (violin) and Lou Dunand-Vincent (cello).

  • Trio of the Goddesses
  • Édition Vinyle
  • Apple Music
  • Bandcamp
  • Spotify
  • Amazon
  • Deezer
Piano Mirror - Laurence Manning
Piano Mirror (2020)

Laurence's first album of original compositions, this album brings together 17 piano pieces inspired by classical, medieval and Celtic music. Piano Mirror was recorded in Fall 2020 at Piccolo Studios in Montreal.

  • Piano Mirror
  • Piano Mirror sur iTunes
  • Piano Mirror sur Bandcamp
  • Piano Mirror sur Spotify
  • Piano Mirror sur Amazon
  • Piano MIrror sur YouTube
  • Piano Mirror sur Deezer
Laurence Manning at Home
At Home (2020)

This album is made up of 28 arrangements of video game music performed on the piano, lasting 80 minutes. Recorded by Laurence in 2020, this album is available for streaming exclusively.

  • iTunes - White Circle
  • Bandcamp - Cercle blanc
  • Spotify - Cercle blanc
  • Amazon - White Circle
  • YouTube - Cercle blanc
  • Deezer - White Circle
Game Music piano album - Laurence Manning
Game Music piano album (2019)

This album is dedicated to video game music, featuring 17 original piano arrangements of Zelda, Mario, Final Fantasy, Kirby, Castlevania and many others. Game Music Piano Album was recorded at Piccolo Studios in Montreal, with the exception of the last two pieces which were recorded at the Salle Claude-Champagne at the Université de Montréal.

  • iTunes - White Circle
  • Bandcamp - Cercle blanc
  • Spotify - Cercle blanc
  • Amazon - White Circle
  • YouTube - Cercle blanc
  • Deezer - White Circle
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Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel (2014)

This short album presents a selection of piano works by composer Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel. It was recorded at the Université de Montréal in February 2014.

  • Bandcamp - Cercle blanc
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