Biography

Vincent LaubeufComposer and 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 Ina-GRM or La Muse en Circuit and writes for ensembles such as In Extremis, L'Ensemble orchestral contemporain, L'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 is winner of the 8th Luc Ferrari International Competition, organized by the Muse en Circuit. He is now regularly invited as a jury member of international composition contest (Destellos Argentine, CCMC Japon, Presque Rien France…).

3 monographic CDs have been dedicated to him: 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".
Currently he's working on two mixed pieces; Moon, L’appel de l’océan for L'Onceim, to be premiered in the autumn 2020 at the Théâtre de Vanves, and the other for the Court-Circuit ensemble, Shakyo (commissioned by the French Ministry of Culture), which should be played in March 2021.

Creator of instrumental and acoustic works, installation designer and improviser, Vincent Laubeuf has been, since 2007, artistic coordinator and production manager of the musical company Motus and the Futura Festival.