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Keiko Devaux: Biography

Keiko Devaux
1982 -
Region: Québec

Keiko Devaux

Keiko Devaux (b. 1982) is a composer based in Montréal. She composes for various ensembles as well as collaborating with dance and film. She has toured and recorded several full-length albums with independent rock and experimental ensembles. Her compositions focus on musical ‘translations’ of experience through the interpretation of extra-musical form and patterns. Keiko holds a Master’s in Instrumental Composition from the University of Montréal and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Composition under the direction of Ana Sokolovic and Pierre Michaud. She has been awarded several distinctions, including the audience and jury prizes of the 2017 Accès Arkea Competition. She is the 2016-18 composer in residence with Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne.