Prof. Pierre Alexandre Tremblay wins 2016 Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music, February 2016


The University of Huddersfield’s Professor of Composition and Improvisation and director of our electroacoustic music studios, Pierre Alexandre Tremblay has been awarded the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music by the Canada Council for the Arts.

This prestigious award was founded in 1978, and is a national prize awarded to one Canadian composer every year. The award is designed to encourage the creation of new chamber music in Canada and to facilitate performances with Canadian chamber musicians. Previous recipients of the award include R. Murray Schafer (1978), Michael Colgrass (1988), Zosha Di Castri (2012) as well as current CeReNeM PhD Student, Cassandra Miller (2011).

Congratulations to Prof. Tremblay for this recognition of his work.

Further enquiries to: Dr Matthew Sergeant, CeReNeM Manager –