Simon Auger is a young artist full of energy short music with dance at the age of 5 years. In 1999, he won the competition Strings and Piano at Trois-Rivières. At the end of his college studies in music at the Cégep de Trois-Rivières, he won first prize with a composition of classical guitar, “Magma” and the third with another guitar composition and voice, “To Lose” in the competition Cégep en Spectacle. In 2006, he won the third prize at the Montreal Guitar Show. He played in all Forestare since 2002. Recipient of the Award for Excellence in Performance at UQAM, Simon is a guitarist of international standard. He completed his Masters Degree in Performance in April 2009 during which he worked with Alvaro Pierri, guitarist and teacher of international renown.