Jean-Marc Bouchard (1964)

Jean-Marc Bouchard has dedicated himself to exploring new music as a performer, composer, improviser and an educator. A founding member of Quasar, he oversees artistic direction of the In Vivo improvisation series and has penned many compositions, including Le Cri des oiseaux fous, Jeux, L’éveil de la tortue and notably Les Cinq Orients ( OPUS prize for Concert of the Year in 2010). As well as acting as saxophone instructor at the University of Montreal, he also directs their improvisation studio, open to composers and instruments from all areas of concentration.

Jean-Marc Bouchard's works in Quasar's repertoire

Saxophone quartet (SATB), soloist-improvisor and live electronics
Saxophone quartet, wheels and electronics
Jeux ()
Four bodies of saxophone in cabon fiber
Saxophone quartet and electronics
Clair/Obscur (2016)
5 ou 6 improvisateurs
Saxophone quartet and electronics

Quasar's Next Concerts

April 23, 2020 - 7:30PM
CIRMMT , Montréal
May 7, 2020 - 8:45PM
Israeli Music Conservatory , Tel-Aviv, Israël
May 12, 2020 - 2:00PM
Klubb 19 , Stockholm, Suède