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Benoit Granier (France)

Benoit Granier is a French Composer living in Beijing (China), he studied composition with Arturo Gervasony, Guy Rebel, Donnacha Dennehy, Roger Doyle as well as Fergus Johnston at Trinity College Dublin where he completed a PhD degree in Computer Music and Composition in 2007. When moving down to Beijing, He founded the Timi Modern Music ensemble, Beijing renown amplified new music Band, in 2008. Among the pieces premiered by the Timi were work byemerging composers such as Tony Deritis, John Mallia, Gerry Chenoweth as well as Benoit Granier. The work that the composer did with the performers open new possibilities in music and introduce himself to the notion of music and culture...

He has received comissions from Demetrius Spaneas, Vicky Chow ,The Oster Trio, Yu Yunchun, AriaVoce, Chen Yi, Bruce Gremo, There and everywhere, The Beijing University, Jorge Usan. His work has featured in Festival such as the Music and Culture diplomacy symposium (Boston), The beijing Modern Music festival, The Beijing Musicaoustica festival, The Gainsville electronic Music Festival, The ICMC, Open Fader, The Santa fe festival of electro-acoustic Music, Sound electric 05. Upcoming premiere for 2010-2011 include new commission by Bruce Gremo, Dr Richard Boulanger.