Dolbeau-Mistassini (Québec), 1981

Marie-Pierre Brasset completed a bachelor’s degree in composition in 2007 at the Université Laval where she worked with Éric Morin and is currently at work on a master’s degree at the Montréal conservatory, under the guidance of Michel Gonneville. She also holds a degree in classics from the Université du Québec à Montréal. In 2007 she took part in the Quatuor Bozzini’s Composer’s Kitchen in Montréal, and attracted attention in 2008 in France where she took home the judges award and the Prix de la Communauté d’Aglommération at the 7th edition of the Rencontres Internationales de Composition de Cergy-Pontoise. Her works have been performed by the Quatuor Arthur-Leblanc, Ensemble Erreur de Type 27, Quatuor Bozzini, the Montréal Conservatory’s Avenir ensemble, and the Orchestre-Studio de Cergy-Pontoise. In addition to her activities in contemporary music, Brasset has been involved in various experimental and electronic music projects, notably in the Yukon and Quebec.