Biography

Vincent LaubeufComposer, sound artist, electroacoustic musician

Born in 1974, Vincent Laubeuf studied with Denis Dufour. His meetings with Pascal Dusapin, Brian Ferneyhough and more recently Gérard Pesson have enabled him to complete his training as a composer. He is now invited to the studios of the Imeb, the Ina-GRM, the Grame or the Muse en Circuit and writes for ensembles such as In Extremis, the Ensemble orchestral contemporain, the Instant donné or Court-Circuit. He has composed more than a hundred works that are performed both in France and abroad (Beijing, Tokyo, New York, Geneva, Vienna).

As an electroacoustic musician he has played at the Total Meeting festival (Petit Faucheux in Tours), during 3 tours in Japan (about 40 dates in Sapporo, Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba, Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto...). He also played the electroacoustic part of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kontakte at the Festival d’Automne (Amphitheatre of the Opéra Bastille and TGP CDN of Saint-Denis) with L'Instant donné and Motus.

In 2008, Vincent Laubeuf was the winner of the 8th Luc Ferrari International Competition, organised by the Muse en Circuit. He is now regularly invited as a member of the jury of international composition competitions (Destellos Argentine, CCMC Japon, Presque Rien France…).

3 monographic CDs have been dedicated to it: Raréfactions, released in 2011 at Motus, The Poetics of Vacuum co-published by Obs * (Russia) and Oto (Japan) released in 2013,...on ne sait pas by Artsonique & Motus 2019

Among his creations are "Dans le bruit on ne sait pas" (commissioned by Ina-GRM) for audio support, "Le sourire des pierres" (commissioned by Radio France for Alla Breve) for clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and audio support, "Que faut-il pour faire de l'eau" for 15 instruments and electronics (commissioned by Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain), "Torii, la porte du moi" in collaboration with Paul Ramage, radio production, France Culture production for the program "Création On Air".
He is currently working on two mixed plays; one for L'Onceim, which will be premiered in May 2020 at the Théâtre de Vanves and the other for the ensemble Court-Circuit (commission by French ministery of culture).

Creator of instrumental and acoustic works, installation designer and improviser, Vincent Laubeuf has been, since 2007, artistic director of the musical company Motus and the Futura festival.