Communauté électroacoustique canadienne
Canadian Electroacoustic Community
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Composers » D » Jean-François Denis (Montréal, QC, Canada, 1960)

  • Residence: Montréal, QC, Canada

Jean-François Denis first discovered electroacoustics during a summer course given by Kevin Austin in 1981 at Concordia University in Montréal (Québec). Hooked, he pursued music studies at Mills College in Oakland (USA) under David Rosenboom (MFA, 1984). He worked in live electroacoustics (solo and in ensembles) and created works for dance and multimedia into the mid-90s. He is the artistic director of the empreintes DIGITALes record label. In 1994, for his exceptional commitment to Canadian composers, he was awarded the Friends of Canadian Music Award organized by the CMC and the CLC. In 1995 he was presented the Jean A. Chalmers Award for Musical Composition — Presenters’ Award for his contribution to the diffusion of new Canadian (electroacoustic music) work. In 2011 he was awarded the Prix Opus 2009-10 “Artistic Director of the Year” for his 20-year involvement in sound recording publishing / production. [empreintes DIGITALes]

[TIES 2014, 2014]

List of Works

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