Circuit Musiques contemporaines

Editor(s): Terri Hron (Rédactrice en chef), Jessica Pilon Pinette (Secrétaire de rédaction et coordinatrice administrative)



Circuit was founded in 1989 at the behest of Lorraine Vaillancourt, founder and director of Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (in residence at Université de Montréal), and of Jean-Jacques Nattiez, its first editor in chief. Circuit publishes articles, documents and case files in French and English on contemporary music from Quebec, North America and abroad. Designed as an arts journal as well as an object of aesthetic reflection, it is aimed at all those who have an interest in contemporary musical and artistic creation issues. The journal is called Circuit after Serge Garant (1929-1986), important figure of Quebec's musical scene and composer of three musical pieces of the same name.


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Direction et rédaction

Maxime McKinley

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Coordination administrative et secrétariat de rédaction

Jessica Pilon Pinette

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Cahiers d'analyse

Jimmie LeBlanc

Comité de rédaction

Daniel Áñez (Colombie/Québec)

Pascale Criton (France)

Ana Dall'Ara-Majek (Québec)

François-Xavier Féron (Ircam, France)

Robert Hasegawa (Université McGill)

Sharon Kanach (Centre Iannis Xenakis, Université de Rouen, France)

Jimmie LeBlanc (Université de Montréal, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal)

Emanuelle Majeau-Bettez (Québec)

Maxime McKinley (Québec)