Julien-Robert Legault Salvail

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Believing in the combination of instrumental and electroacoustic music, Julien-Robert composes mixed music. He uses the technology’s possibilities to integrate video to his mixed music. His works have been performed in England, France, Argentina, Kosovo, United States, Australia and Canada in various festivals like Sonoimagenes, Spark festival, SOUNDplay festival, Remusica Festival, ICMC, UVM, Totally Huge New Music festival, Studio 300 or Opensound. His projects have been funded by the Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Québec and the SOCAN Foundation. His pieces have been played by well known musicians like Walter Boudreau with the SMCQ, Lorraine Vaillancourt, Véronique Lacroix, Julien Compagne and Krista Martynes. He won third prize in the 2011 Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award Competition and received an honourable mention in the Fresh Minds Festival 2013. He has been commissioned by ECM+, Paramirabo ensemble, Codes d’accès, NAISA, Vidéographe, [iks] and the SMCQ.

Date: December 25, 2013

Source: eContact! 15.4

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