Monday 26 May 2014

ASL 2014: Alexandre David

Alexandre David, composer, pianist improviser and percussionist from Québec, has recently completed a master degree in composition at the University of Montréal with François-Hugues Leclair. His music has been performed notably by the Orchestre de l'Université de Montréal, String Ensemble Arkea, Ensemble Transmission and Israelian Ensemble Meitar. He also collaborated with the vocal Ensemble and was for two years composer in residence with the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, directed by Lorraine Vaillancourt. Alexandre regularly performs as a solo pianist improviser and as a percussionist in the balinese gamelan ensemble Giri Kedaton. He is also part of Code d'Accès's artistic committee, an organism that promotes new music in Québec. He also has been collaborating with writers and writing music with words for more than five years and also work as an advertising/movie music composer.