Gabriel Dufour-Laperrière

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Gabriel Dufour-Laperriere lives and works in Montréal as a composer, sound artist and a double bass player. He studied double bass and composition at Le Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. As a composer, he mostly dedicates his time to mixed media, instrumental composition and film scores. He participates in various projects in collaboration with visual and sound artists. He is a member of La Machine, an odd instrumental music group dedicated to new and rarely played music. He’s been rewarded twice by the canadian foundation SOCAN and won the first price absolute in 2010 in the electroacoustic section of “Citta di Udine”. This same year, he was invited as an artist in residence to GlogauAIR, Berlin. The Canada Arts Council and the Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Québec has supported his works which were presented in cities in North America and Europe.

Date: May 13, 2012

Source: JTTP 2012