Simon Martin

Composer of instrumental contemporary concert music, Simon Martin (1981) graduated from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal (2006). Finalist for the Jules Léger Prize (2008), his music has been performed throughout Canada, in the United States and many European countries and has been broadcast by CBC Radio 2 and Espace musique. He is president/founder of Projections libérantes (2011), a production company for which he is artistic director. Based on critical and philosophic reflection, his work aims to be a poetic and symbolic representation of the reconciliation between humankind and matter — between sound and music. This is the subject of the Doctoral thesis he has undertaken at Université de Montréal (2012) with the support of the Fonds de recherche québécois sur la société et la culture. His articles have been published by many magazines and (Circuit, Spirale, Argument, L’Action nationale, Le Devoir and Le Couac). He his Prize Winner of the Concours d’articles de vulgarisation de la recherche de la Société québécoise de recherche en musique (2013).