Residence: Karlsruhe, Germany
Denis Lorrain studied music at the Université de Montreal and McGill University (Canada). From 1973–79, he studied and worked in Utrecht, Paris and Marseille. He holds a Music and Æsthetics of Musical Arts Doctoral Degree from the University of Paris I Sorbonne (France), directed by Xenakis. He was an assistant professor at the Université de Montreal in 1980, teaching computer music and composition. In 1982, he joined the Pedagogy / Production Department of IRCAM (Paris) as Teaching Assistant and Musical Projects Director. From 1988 to 2008, he was professor of electroacoustics and computer music at SONVS, within the Composition Department of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (Lyons, France). During these years, he also continued collaborating with IRCAM in various positions (Musical Assistant, Technical Advisor, Research Associate). From 2008–15 he was professor of Musikinformatik at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe (Germany). His compositions have been performed in America and Europe since 1970.
Date: November 23, 2021