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Myke Roy

MYKE ROY was born in Trois-Rivières in 1950 and began to play music professionally at the age of fourteen. He studied at the École supérieure de musique in Nicolet, and later at the Faculty of Music of the University of Montréal where he received his bachelor's degree and a master's in composition, and is currently completing his doctorate. His teachers have included Serge Garant, Milan Stibilj, Alcides Lanza and Mario Bertoncinni. He has so far written more than thirty works using all media.

From 1983 to 1986 he was responsible for the electroacoustic music laboratory at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) where he taught acoustics, electroacoustics and audio perception. He is currently coordinator of the electroacoustic section at the University of Montréal.

In addition to composing, he has worked as a sound engineer since 1972. He was a technician for the Faculty of Music of the University of Montréal from 1974 to 1977 and there took part in the production of a record which won the Grand prix international du Disque de l'Académie Charles Cros. He does sound production for concerts of the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec and for the Association pour la création et la recherche électroacoustique du Québec (ACREQ). Since 1986 he has been co-owner of a composition and production studio.

Roy is vice-president of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community and a member of the board of directors of PRIM-vidéo and Éditions Québec Musique.

His shoe size is 8 l/2.


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