about the author
Jimmie LeBlanc is a Canadian composer born in 1977 in the Province of Quebec. He studied composition and musical analysis at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and has completed a doctorate in music composition at the McGill University Schulich School of Music. Ensembles that have performed his music include Ensemble Contrechamps, Esprit Orchestra, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, and Camerata Aberta. Recently, he was the recipient of the Lutosławski Award 2008 and won the 2009 Canada Arts Council Jules-Léger Prize for New Chamber Music for his work L’Espace intérieur du monde. He is the author of Luigi Nono et les chemins de l’écoute (L’Harmattan, 2010), “Xenakis’ Æsthetic Project: the Paradoxes of a Formalist Intuition” (Xenakis Matters, Pendragon Press, 2012), and “Serge Provost: Une approche spectrale de la transtextualité” (La création musicale au Québec, PUM, 2014).
info & contact
Independent composer, CA
jimmie.leblanc [AT] mcgill.ca
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