Robert Normandeau holds an MMus (1988) and a DMus (1992) in Composition from Université de Montréal. He is a founding member of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community and of the concert society Réseaux (1991). Prize-winner of the Bourges, Fribourg, Luigi-Russolo, Musica Nova, Noroit-Léonce Petitot, Phonurgia-Nova, Stockholm and Ars Electronica (Golden Nica, 1996) international competitions, his work figures on many compact discs, including six solo discs: Lieux inouïs, Tangram, Figures, Clair de terre and the DVD Puzzles, published by empreintes DIGITALes and Sonars published by Rephlex (England). He was awarded two Opus Prizes from the Conseil québécois de la musique in 1999, “Composer of the Year” and “Record of the Year in Contemporary Music” (Figures on empreintes DIGITALes), as well as the Masque 2001 for Malina and the Masque 2005 for La cloche de verre, the best music composed for a theatre play, given by the Académie québécoise du théâtre. He is Professor in Electroacoustic Composition at Université de Montréal since 1999.
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