MTA Composer Forum: Philippe Leroux
Presented by MIT Music and Theater Arts
November 15, 2012
MTA Composer Forum: Philippe Leroux. Continuity and Gesture in the Music of Philippe Leroux. 5pm, MIT Lewis Music Library, 14E-109, Hayden Library Building. A reception will follow.
Philippe Leroux is an Associate Professor in composition at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University. At the Paris Conservatory he studied with Ivo Malec, Claude Ballif, Pierre Schäeffer and Guy Reibel; he also studied with Olivier Messiaen, Franco Donatoni, Betsy Jolas, Jean-Claude Eloy and Iannis Xénakis. His compositions, about sixty to date, include symphonic, vocal, electronic, acousmatic and chamber music. and have been commissioned and performed internationally. He has received many prizes and awards and has taught at IRCAM, McGill, Universite de Montreal and others.