Louis Babin honoured at 2010 IBLA Grand Prize competition

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Montreal composer, trumpet player and SOCAN member Louis Babin received an Honourable Mention for his piano composition Duel as well as the second-highest score awarded to a composer at the 19th international IBLA Grand Prize competition. This annual music event is organized by the IBLA Foundation in New York City for pianists, singers, instrumentalists and composers from around the world, and takes place in Ragusa Ibla, Italy.



Babin’s winning work, premiered in December 2009 by the young Quebec pianist Philippe Prud’homme, was the only Canadian entry in the 2010 contest, which included works by 31 composers from North America, Europe, Asia and the South Sea Islands. A versatile composer, Babin has written film, television, concert and theatre music as well as songs. He is a teacher in the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) graduate film music program and a film music workshop instructor under the supervision of the Quebec Music Council. Babin holds a Masters Degree in instrumental composition from the University of Montreal. He is an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre and a board member of the Société professionnelle des auteurs et compositeurs du Québec (SPACQ) and the Guild of Canadian Film Composers (GCFC).


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Created Date24 Aug 2010