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New Member, Male, 24, from Sherbrooke, Canada
With 10 years of experience in music, Marc-Antoine compose diverse range of music from orchestral to electronic. Aug 1, 2017
- Marc-Antoine Gagnon was last seen:
- Oct 23, 2017
- Apr 25, 1993 (Age: 24)
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- Sherbrooke, Canada
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With 10 years of experience in music, Marc-Antoine compose diverse range of music from orchestral to electronic. He specializes in writing for films, video games and orchestra and has a undergraduate degree in composition and music for multimedia at the “Université de Sherbrooke”. He assists the video game composer Maxime Goulet in some of its projects, including a commissioned from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, “United Anthems“, and a commissioned from the Laval Symphony Orchestra, “A Bassoon Circus“. The latter said “In everything he does, Marc-Antoine demonstrated professionalism. He is responsible, reliable, determined and talented“.
Marc-Antoine also worked with the composer and orchestrator Benoit Groulx for the “Symphonie du Jeu Vidéo de Montréal” and studied with other composer like Simon l’Espérance, Thierry Gauthier, Thierry Pilote and Robert Marcel Lepage. He worked simultaneously on two original video game project (for students in computer science) and a original film (for a student in animation movie) in winter 2017. In the fall of 2016, one of Marc-Antoine works was commissioned by the Wind Ensemble of Sherbrooke. His composition, entitled “Moses and the Ten Plagues of Egypt“, was performed on March 18th 2017 at the Centennial Theater of Sherbrooke and has been well received by the public.
Holder of a college certificate in design and sound editing at the “Cégep de Drummondville”, his experiences bring him knowledge of extensive musical mixing techniques, giving him the tools to compose, record and produce his own compositions. Chairman of CCMUS “Cercle de Composition Musicale de l’Université de Sherbrooke” from 2016 to 2017, he also worked at the University as a sound engineer, research assistant and auxiliary assistant for teachers.
Music and Scholarship
Attracted by the convergence of musical styles in movies and video games, Marc-Antoine principaly write orchestral music. His compositions results in a rich and extensive harmony giving him a signature of its own. Without abandoning its jazz and folk backgrounds gained in his younger years, his works reflect an effort of synthesis between electronic music and orchestral music with a fine tone and details to his musical plans. In search of new sounds, he alternates between the synthetic sounds of virtual instruments and concrete records sounds.
Marc-Antoine has recently earned an undergraduate degree in composition and music for multimedia at the “Université de Sherbrooke” with a mention of excellence (2017). He also holds a certificate in creation and sound editing (2014) and a diploma of college studies at the “Cégep de Drummondville” in professional techniques of music and song (2013). Marc-Antoine will pursue a graduate training in composition in the fall of 2017 and wish to work in the area of music for films and video games in the next years.
Music Composer | Compositeur de musique
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