Mathieu Lacroix

Residence: Trondheim, Norway

Mathieu Lacroix is a French-Canadian composer working in Norway. He has studied and/or worked with composers such as Natasha Barrett, Hans Tutschku, Kaija Saariaho, Jaime Reis, Ståle Kleiberg, Trond Engum, Michael Obst, Markus Reuter, and Annette vande Gorne. He studied at NTNU in Norway, IRCAM in France, and Musiques & recherches in Belgium. He has been invited to festivals such as Mixtur, Meta.Morf and Manifeste. His music is performed in over twelve countries. He is artistic co-director of Electroacoustic Trondheim (EA -T) and he is also a member of the Electric Audio Unit with Natasha Barrett and Ernst van der Loo. In 2021 he completed a PhD thesis on synchronization strategies in mixed music. His music aims to make electronics and acoustic performers react to each other and interpret music together as a living ecosystem. His inspirations come from nature, literature, languages, and many types of music, from contemporary to extreme metal and avant-prog. He also plays bass and Chapman Stick, and works as a producer and sound engineer. He is currently an associate professorship in composition and music production at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences.

Date: May 31, 2023

Source: JTTP 2020

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