Nicola Giannini is an electroacoustic music composer based in Montreal, Canada. His practice focuses on immersive music, both acousmatic and performed. His works have been presented in North America, South America, Australia and Europe. He received the first prize at the 2019 JTTP competition organized by the Canadian Electroacoustic Community, the Public Prize, the Micheline-Coulombe-Saint-Marcoux Prize, at AKOUSMAtique, the multi-channel immersive music composition competition organised by Akousma, Canada and an honorable mention at the XII Fundación Destellos competition. He was also a finalist in the Métamorphoses 2022 competition organized by Influx – Musiques & Recherches and in the 2018 Città di Udine competition. Originally from Italy, Nicola holds a master’s degree in Music and New Technologies from the Conservatory of Florence. He is currently a doctoral student under the supervision of Robert Normandeau at the Université de Montréal, where he is also a research assistant at the Groupe de recherche en immersion spatiale (GRIS) and a course lecturer.

Artistic Residencies

  • Sporobole Centre en Art Actuel, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, May 2021.
  • Guest Composer at Elektronmusikstudion EMS in Stockholm – 2017 July 24th to August 3rd. Thanks to the contribution of the Italian Culture Institute in Stockholm.
  • Tempo Reale, research and production music center, Florence, Italy  2016 May to September. Instagram Facebook