I am very happy to be part of this live@CIRMMT: Poésie de tout which will take place on Friday April 21 2023 at the MMR of the CIRMMT! I will be presenting an excerpt from my piece Architecture Ephémère, composed during some workshops coordinated and directed by Pierre Alexandre Tremblay throughout this year in which I was lucky enough to participate with other incredible composers. A big thank you to everyone and to the CIRMMT!
Thursday April 20th 2023, I will have the great pleasure to present Le vent qui hurle, a piece for the Nicolas Bernier’s oscillator ensemble, metal sheets and sound spatialization. The piece will be performed as part of the Ultrasons series under the loudspeaker dome installed in the Claude Champagne concert hall of the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal. Many thanks to Robert Normandeau for his supervision, to Nicolas Bernier for the ensemble project, to the performers, to the Faculty of Music and to the Ultrasons team for making this project possible!
Ultrasons starts April 19th, with a really rich and interesting program!
Rebonds is part of the Métamorphoses 2022 compilation by Influx – Musiques & Recherches.
I am very happy that my piece Rebonds won the Public Award, the Micheline-Coulombe-Saint-Marcoux Prize, at AKOUSMAtique, the Montreal Immersive Multi-chanell Music Composition Competition!
Congratulations to John Young and Panayiotis Kokoras for their incredible pieces and to John Young for winning the jury prize, the Francis-Dhomont Prize!
Many thanks to the organization of the competition and the Akousma Festival.
Thanks also to all the people who participated in the concert!
Thanks again to Sporobole and to the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal for the artist residency that allowed me to compose this piece.
For more information on the competition: https://akousma.ca/Competition
I am really happy that my piece Rebonds has been selected as a finalist of the Métamorphoses competition organized by Influx – Musiques & Recherches! Congratulations to everyone!
Thanks to Sporobole and the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal for the artist residency that allowed me to compose this piece!
Rebonds was originally composed for Sporobole’s Vitrine Sonore and was later adapted for a dome of speakers.
Thanks to Musiques & Recherches!
Until April 22 2022, it is possible to hear my work Rebonds, composed especially for the 16 speakers of the Sporobole Sound Window in Sherbrooke.
Thanks to Sporobole and the Faculty of Music – University of Montreal for the opportunity of the creation residency for this piece!
March 17th 2022, Live@CIRMMT: Le médium c’est l’espace
Pieces by Robert Normandeau, Mell Red Cadillac Mélanie Frisoli, David Ledoux and myself. At the MMR of CIRMMT.
Some pictures by Elaine Louw Graham from the concert with Architek, Expansion, for amplified ice blocks and sound spatialisation.
I’m really happy to announce that I will present Expansion, a piece for amplified ice blocks and sound spatialisation, on December 2nd at live@CIRMMT. The piece is written for and performed by Architek Percussion.
I will present my work together with pieces of amazing composers such as: Hannah Hartman, Ana Dall’Ara-Majek and Fredrik Gran.
The concert will be at the MMR, Schulich School of Music, in Montreal.
I’m so happy to take part to the International Computer Music Conference 2021 which will be held at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, from July 25th to 31st. I’ll present my piece Eyes Draw Circles of Light. Thanks to the ICMC committee!
From May 13 to 27, I am in residence of sound creation at Sporobole center en art actuel in Sherbrooke.
I am really happy to be here and I thank the whole team of the center! During this residency I am composing Rebonds, a piece for the center’s sixteen loudspeaker system. The objective is to explore and exploit the spatialization possibilities of this device. The piece is inspired by the rebound, a recurring rhythmic figure in electroacoustic music.
On Wednesday December 9th 2020 I will have the pleasure to talk about immersive music composition during a webinar organized by the Canadian League of Composers. I really look forward to talking with you about my work in research-creation!
The webinar is moved to December 9th at 3 pm (GMT-5).
On October 1st 2020, I will have the pleasure of presenting my work in research-creation at the Colloquium d’études supérieures en composition et création sonore de la Faculté de musique – Université de Montréal.
I will talk about my doctoral research project focused on immersive music composition. We will also discuss SpatGRIS2, the spatialization tool developed at GRIS. We will listen to binaural audio samples, for which the use of headphones is recommended.
I’m so happy that my piece Eyes Draw Circles of Light will be presented at the San Francisco Tape Music Festival on January 11 2020. I’m so honored to be together with such amazing composers!
I am very happy that on November 27th I’ll be presenting my piece For Hannah as part of MASSE, a concert organized by Codes d’accès. I will have the pleasure of sharing the stage with Stéphanie Castonguay and Xavier Ménard! The concert is at the Studio multimédia of the Montreal Conservatory at 7:30 p.m.
I got interviewed during Akousma together with Luois Dufort (Akousma Artistic Director) and composer Panayiotis Kokoras. You can read the interesting article about the festival on The Link. Thanks to Taliesin Weylan FH!
Picture by Caroline Campeau.
I am really happy to present my piece Eyes Draw Circle of Light, winner of first prize at the JTTP 2019 competition organized by CEC, as part of the Akousma Festival, on October 24th at the Usine C in Montreal.
I am incredibly happy to have won first prize at the JTTP composition competition of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community, with my piece “Eyes Draw Circles of Light“. It’s really an honor for me!
I wish to thank Robert Normandeau. I want to thank also Elisabetta Porcinai and Alice Nardi. A big thanks also to Emanuele Porcinai. Thanks to the Elektronmusikstudion EMS Stockholmin Stockholm, that is where I recorded the synthesizers parts of the piece.
Et je suis vraiment content d’être accompagné des autres excellents compositeurs, dont la plupart sont à la Faculté de musique – Université de Montréal, où j’ai eu la chance et le plaisir de composer cette pièce. Un gran merci à toute la faculté!
A big thanks to the Canadian Electroacoustic Community team!
I really want to thank all the Cube Fest team! These days at the Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech in Blacksburg were awesome. It was really exciting to present my piece “Eyes Draw Circles of Light” on the 140 speakers array inside the Cube. Thanks to Eric Lyon, Tanner Upthegrove, Donnie Bales and to all the people that made it possible.
I’m so happy that my piece Eyes Draw Circle of Light has obtained the Honorable Mention at the XII° Fundación Destellos Electroacoustic Music Competition 2019. I feel really grateful and honored.
I’m so glad I took part in the XVIII Festival Internacional de la Imagen in Manizales, Colombia. My piece “For Hannah” was played on June 11th 2019 in the Puentes Sonoros selection at the Torre de Herveo.
I’m so happy that two of my works are featured on the Radiophrenia program.
You can listen to my piece “Eyes Draw Circle of Light” on May 24th, inside the Short S19 section. My work “For Hannah” will be broadcasted on May 26th, inside the Buffer section.
Many thanks to Mark and Barry!
On April 25th I’ll perform with Dustin Finer (Saxophone) a concert for saxophone, ice and live electronics, for improv@CIRMMT series at Resonance Café, in Montreal.
I’m so happy to be featured in the radioarte.it playlist about the Culture of Sound, along with a lot of great composers.
I’m glad to announce that my piece “For Hannah” was chosen as finalist at the International composition competition Città di Udine – 2018, Electroacoustic section and it will be performed at the festival “Contemporanea” in October 2018 in Udine (Italy). The competition was organized by TEM – Taukay Edizioni Musicali e Delta Produzioni Associazione Culturale to whom I’d like to say thanks. Congrats to all the winners!
I wish to thank Hertzbreakerz for having invited me at the Sound Spaces Festival, in Malmö, Sweden.
On April 29th 2018 I had the great opportunity to perform at TEDxLondon at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. It has been an incredible experience. Here some pictures, courtesy of #TEDxLondon.
I’m so excited to announce that: an acousmatic version of my piece ‘Inner Out’ will be performed at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival on 2018, July 18th.
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be part of the ‘Sounds Like This Festival’ hosted by the Leeds College of Music and organized by Leeds College of Music Events, in the UK. My concert will be on March 17th 2018, during the Electric Saturday, and I’ll be performing with other great artists. I will play Inner Out, for Ice and Live Electronics.
Full details here:
I’m grateful to all Darren Copeland and all the New Adventures In Sound Art staff and to the Canadian Music Centre. The Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium has been a great experience and thanks also to all the musicians that performed at TIES.
I’m also grateful to the Italian Culture Institute in Toronto Istituto Italiano di Cultura for their hospitality. Thanks to the Director Alessandro Ruggera and all his kind staff!
Being a guest composer at Elektronmusikstudion in Stockholm has been a marvelous experience. I really want to thanks all the EMS staff and all the other musicians that made this experience unique. A big thanks go also to Emanuele Porcinai, I’ve shared with him this wonderful time at EMS, and he also took great pictures.
Thanks also to Istituto Italiano di Cultura “C.M. Lerici”and to the director Virginia Piombo for the hospitality.
I will join the EMS Elektronmusikstudion in Stockholm for a residency from 2017 July 24th until August 4th. Thanks to the contribution of the Italian Culture Institute in Stockholm.
Tempo Reale – Klang #4 Pictures by Mario Carovani.
Tempo Reale Progetto Primavera 2016 Klang Musica Sperimentale #4
Video interview and video report by Andea Lattanzi, Repubblica (Italian only). In this video I talk about the Inner Out concert, and Francesco Giomi, Tempo Reale director, speaks about the Klang Concert and Tempo Reale.
Thanks to Tempo Reale, Francesco Giomi, and all the musicians that have played with me at Klang #4.
I’m so happy to announce that I’ve joined the “progetto di residenze IN -TEMPO REALE“ project. This is an artist residency at Tempo Reale, the music production research and didactics center in Firenze, Italy. During this period I will realize some multichannel acousmatic pieces and I’ll develop Inner Out, the concert for ice and live electronics.
Nicola Ratti and Kaseel Jaeger will be playing at Sala Vanni in Florence April the 9th 2016. The concerts are organized by Hand Signed. Martino Margheri and I we will present “How long do we stay there?”, our first collaboration, along with some of my acousmatic pieces. Concert starts at 9 pm.
I’ll be playing Inner Out at Silence Festival, in Rimini, Italy April 8th 2016.
I will play Inner Out at KLANG MUSICA SPERIMENTALE #4 FIRENZE during the Tempo Reale Project “Primavera 2016”
Marta Pintus interviewed me about Inner Out on FUL Firenze Urban Lifestyle
Aaron Cohen from the ‘Connected Canvas’ blog interviewed me about Inner Out, music and technology.
Here a nice interview on “L’Undici“, in Italian.
March 31th, I’ll play live Inner Out, Surround Concert for Ice and Live Electronics at ‘Il Corpo La Luce Il suono’ Festival @ Teatro dell’Affratellamento, Firenze.
Coil Pick up Microphone recordings. Listening to the sound of electronic devices.
During December 2014 I obtained permission to record the Impulse Response of the Florence Cathedral, to utilize the physical model of its reverberation within the composition “The Sound of Dome”.
On December 11th 2014 I’ve recorded the Florence Cathedral Impulse Response together with the Sound Engineer Edoardo Fracassi.
Florence Cathedral – Impulse Response
Hydrophone: ice melting recording.