Benoit Coté received an award for composition from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal in 2005, completing his PhD in music at the Université de Montréal in 2013. A versatile artist, he has produced music for theatre, dance and advertising, as well as works commissioned by ECM+, Codes d’accès, New Music Concerts (Toronto) and the Orchestre Symphonique de Longueuil. He also contributed to La Fugue, a musical theatre piece presented by the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec; winner of the 2010 Prix Opus for best youth-oriented production, the work has already been performed before over one hundred audiences in Quebec and abroad. In 2006, Benoit earned a first-place award in composition from the SOCAN Foundation with Dis-moi quelque chose, followed by second place in 2008 for Pan-toutt. In 2007, in addition to receiving a Prix Opus nomination for Les Chiens in the category of creative work of the year, he was invited as an artist in residence to the Festival en Chanson de Petite-Vallée. Since 2005, he has taken part in projects aimed at concert dramatization, serving alternately as author, scriptwriter and stage director.
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