Nicolas Basque

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Nicolas Basque graduated in electroacoustic and instrumental composition at Concordia University, where he won the 2000 Alain Award in Electroacoustics and the 2001 Music Prize. He has done sound design for theatre (with the Youtheatre) and composed music for dance, particularly the choreography Les Enfants sauvages and Naufrage en trois temps by Hinda Essadiqi. He plays guitar in the band Plants and Animals and explores electroacoustic improvisation with the collective Vertice ( He has played electric guitar in the Kappa ensemble from 1996 to 2003 and participated to the recording of two CDs and different concerts with the ensemble.

Date: March 28, 2003