Pierre Alexandre Tremblay

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay’s works reach out! They have been performed in concert in Athens, Bangor, Basel, Belfast, Berlin, Birmingham, Bordeaux, Brooklyn, Brussels, Chicago, Chico, Cologne, Dresden, Huddersfield, Ivry-sur-Seine, Kitchener, Leeds, Leicester, Lisbon, London, Los Angeles, Lugano, Luxembourg, Lyon, Manchester, Marseille, Montréal, New York City, Ostrava, Paris, Quebec City, Raleigh, Saint-Laurent, Seia, Shanghai, Strasbourg, The Hague, Toronto, Uppsala, Utrecht, Weimar, Wrocław and York…

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay is a composer and a performer on bass guitar and sound processing devices, in solo and within the groups ars circa musicæ (Paris, France), de type inconnu (Montréal, Québec), and Splice (London, England, UK). He is a member of the London-based collective Loop. His music is released by empreintes DIGITALes and Ora.

He formally studied composition with Michel Tétreault, Marcelle Deschênes, and Jonty Harrison, bass guitar with Jean-Guy Larin, Sylvain Bolduc, and Michel Donato, analysis with Michel Longtin and Stéphane Roy, studio technique with Francis Dhomont, Robert Normandeau, and Jean Piché.

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay is Professor in Composition and Improvisation at the University of Huddersfield (England, UK) where he also is Director of the Electronic Music Studios. He previously worked in popular music as producer and bassist, and is interested in videomusic and coding.

He likes spending time with his family, drinking oolong tea, gazing at dictionaries, reading prose, and taking long walks. As a founding member of the no-tv collective, he does not own a working television set.

In 2016 he was awarded the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music organized by the Canada Council for the Arts.

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Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, photo: Claudine Levasseur, Huddersfield (England, UK), Saturday, August 3, 2013

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