Olivier Girouard

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Olivier composes music as one writes poetry, being attuned to the world and highlighting the beauty. He has collaborated with artists from different disciplines including dance, sound art, video and visual art. He studied composition and voice at the Université de Montréal, and he recently finished a masters in electroacoustic composition at the Montréal conservatory, where he studied with Yves Daoust, Louis Dufort and Martin Bédard. Olivier joined the collective Ekumen in 2008, through which he presents his own work as well as promoting and producing contemporary music events. He launched his first album, La nuit nous déconstruit par cœur, a collection of pieces created for dance in May 2009.

Date: May 18, 2008

Source: JTTP 2008

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