Denys Bouliane (born May 8, 1955, in Grand-Mère, Quebec) is a Canadian composer and conductor.
He is a graduate of Laval University (B.Mus 1977 and M.Mus in 1979). He studied music composition in the Neue Musik Theater class of Mauricio Kagel in Cologne followed by studies with György Ligeti until 1985. As a Professor of Composition at McGill University, he conducts the Contemporary Music Ensemble and organises the festivals Montréal Nouvelles-Musiques and MusiMars.
Bouliane was composer in residence for the following ensembles: 1992-5 - l'Orchestre Symphonique de Québec; 1995-6 - Heidelberg Philharmonisches Orchester; 2006 - National Arts Centre Orchestra.
Bouliane has received commissions from various ensembles including the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Trio Fibonacci, Bozzini Quartet, Goethe Institute of San Francisco, and Pinchas Zuckerman. In 1987 he was awarded the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music for À propos... et le baron perché.
Denys Bouliane's major works include: