Gilbert Nouno

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Gilbert Nouno lives and works in Paris as a recording sound artist and a researcher at the Ircam institute.

He teaches electronic music composition at the Jacques Ibert Conservatory. As an electronic musician, he realizes music and art technology for composers like Jonathan Harvey, Brian Ferneyhough, Michaël Levinas, Pierre Boulez or the jazz saxophonist Steve Coleman. He was awarded the Villa Kujoyama Kyoto grant in 2007.

His recent compositional projects include commissions by the Hateyva contemporary music festival in Tel Aviv. Gilbert Nouno has also followed parallel music courses in the Paris Conservatory including Indian classical music with Patrick Moutal, Jazz with Riccardo Del Fra, the class of analysis and composition of the pianist and composer Michaël Levinas. Strongly influenced by plastic and graphic arts, his music reveals a kaleidoscopic and open form of composition, at the edge of writing and improvisation.

Nouno contributed his talent to the 2010 Peace Concert through accompanying other artists in a musical piece with his live electronic design.