Jean-Baptiste Barrière


Jean-Baptiste Barrière, born 1958 in Paris, studied Music, Philosophy and Mathematics. Currently he works as a composer and since 1981 as scientist at the Ircam/Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.

2013 Resident Composer at Columbia University
2011 - 2012 Visiting Professor at Columbia University’s Music Department, New York City
2008 Was awarded the 24th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal for “Saint François d’Assise”
1998 Earned the Prize for Interactive Art from Ars Electronica
1997 - 1998 Professor at the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki
1997 Established “Image Auditive”
1984 - 1997 Consecutively held a directorship of the following three IRCAM Departments: Musical Research, Education and Production
1983 Received the Prix de la Musique Numérique
1981 Became researcher at the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM)
1958 Born on January 2nd in Paris
PhD from the Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
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