Serge Arcuri

Serge Arcuri studied with Gilles Tremblay at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and was awarded his diploma in composition and analysis in 1981. He subsequently studied electroacoustics with Yves Daoust at the Conservatoire, and with Marcelle Deschênes at the Université de Montréal. In 1981, he won the Sir Ernest MacMillan prize from CAPAC (a Canadian performing rights organization), and has also received awards in two categories of the CBC National Radio Competition for Young Composers. A recipient of numerous grants from both the Canada Council [for the Arts] and the ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec, he has received commissions from several organizations, including the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Association pour la création et la recherche électroacoustiques du Québec (ACREQ), and most recently Vancouver New Music (VNM). He is an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC). More

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Serge Arcuri

Beauharnois (Québec), 1954

Residence: Montréal (Québec)

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  • Sunday, January 27, 2008 / General

    The 11th Opus prizes winners were announced yesterday, January 27, 2008, in Montréal. Amongst the 26 Opus Prizes… the “Disc of the Year — Musique actuelle, Electroacoustics” is petits Big Bangs by Marcelle Deschênes; the “Composer of the Yea… More

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2004 / General

    For the “Monde parallèle Montréal 45°N//” event, organized by Lille — Cultural Capital of Europe, label empreintes DIGITALes presented a portrait of Montréal’s electroacoustic creation since 1971 through 24 works by 21 Montréal composers: S… More

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2004 / In concert

    The Continuum Contemporary Music ensemble, under the artistic direction of Jennifer Waring, presents “Brassage,” a concert held at Toronto’s Music Gallery on February 17, 2004. Amongst the works presented, Michèle Gagnon (french horn) and R… More