Ana Dall Ara-Majek

(1980 - )

Ana Dall’Ara-Majek is a composer, sound artist and researcher living in Montreal (Quebec). She is devoted to the studying of interaction between instrumental, electroacoustic and computing concepts in musical composition. In 2016, she obtained a doctorate in composition from the Université de Montréal, where she has also taught several courses in the area of digital music.

Her works have been performed at numerous international festivals, some of which are commissions from Musiques & Recherches (Belgium), SeaM (Germany), Taller Sonoro (Spain), Densité 93 (France), Musicalta (France), Distractfold (UK), Société des arts technologiques (Quebec) and Quasar (Quebec).

Her artistic collaborations have been many in number as a composer, a performer and a Director in digital music. She plays regularly with the saxophonist Ida Toninato as part of the duo Jane/KIN founded in 2015, and has also collaborated in theatre, dance and film projects with the choreographer Tedi Tafel (Crying in Public), dancer Jason Shipley-Holmes (Inside_Dream), choreographer François Raffinot (Laborintus), Director Patrick Lapierre (Cosmos Will Save the World) and Productions Totem contemporain (Hectore Navigatore and les Géants du Saint-Laurent). She has also composed for chamber ensembles such as Quasar, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, Sixtrum, Trio Hoboken, Lunatics at Large, and TM+, among others.

Avidly interested in electroacoustic analysis, she has realized numerous graphic scores with the Acousmographe and prepared analyses which have been published in the journal eOrema and in the François Bayle's publication Son Vitesse-lumière (Magison, 2016). In 2014, she put out Air, her first solo album of mixed works with Kohlenstoff Records and in 2018, she released Nano-Cosmos, her first solo album of acousmatic works, with Empreintes DIGITALes.