Artists Pierre Alexandre Tremblay

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay is a composer and a performer on bass guitar and sound processing devices, in solo and within various ensembles. 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). He previously worked in popular music as producer and bassist, and has a keen interest for creative 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.


Pierre Alexandre Tremblay

Montréal (Québec), 1975

Residence: Huddersfield (England, UK)

  • Composer
  • Performer (electric bass, laptop)
  • Improviser

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Main releases

empreintes DIGITALes / IMED 13123/124, IMED 13123_NUM / 2013
empreintes DIGITALes / IMED 11109, IMED 11109_NUM / 2011
Ora / ORA 15115 / 2011
empreintes DIGITALes / IMED 0999, IMED 0999_NUM / 2009
empreintes DIGITALes / IMED 0680, IMED 0680_NUM / 2006