Born in Montreal in 1959, David Gaudreau began learning classical guitar at the age of nine under the guidance of Antonin Bartos with whom he studied ten years. He also studied with Abel Nagytothy-Toth, Davis Joachim and Alvaro Pierri. He completed his academic training at McGill University and at the Université du Québec à Montréal and obtained his teaching license. While maintaining his involvement in his art, he is a teacher at Marguerite-de Lajemmerais secondary school (CSDM) where he has designed a classical guitar program. Moreover, since 1998, he has been President of the Fondation de l'Ensemble musical Marguerite-de-Lajemmerais.