Lucie Gelinas, a French-Canadian violinist-violist, was born in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. She is a graduate of the Conservatory of Montreal's Performance Degree Program and has a bachelor's degree from the Manhattan School of Music.
Over the past two decades, Ms. Gelinas has performed as violinist and violist on stages including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Town Hall, Merkin Hall, CAMI Hall, Place des Arts in Montreal, and at the White House for President Bill Clinton.
Ms. Gelinas has taught violin for the outreach program in Westchester County Public Schools and the School for Strings in Manhattan, where she completed the teachers' training program under the program's founder, Louise Behrend. Ms. Gelinas currently teaches at the Allen-Stevenson School and the MAP division of The Juilliard School. She also maintains a private studio.