Jimmie LeBlanc • composer

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(last update: 2018)

Jimmie LeBlanc completed a doctorate in composition at McGill University, exploring ways in which music can be thought of in terms of 'capture of forces' and 'logic of sensation.' His music has been played by groups including Ensemble Contrechamps, Esprit Orchestra, Quatuor Bozzini, Ensemble Transmission, Ensemble Paramirabo, Quatuor Quasar, Continuum Ensemble and Camerata Aberta. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Lutoslawski Award, and in 2009 he won the 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 has contributed two chapters to La création musicale au Québec (PUM, 2014). He teaches composition, analysis and computer-aided-composition at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal.


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