|Born||May 8, 1955|
|Occupation||Canadian composer and conductor|
Early life and education
Bouliane was born in Grand-Mère, Quebec. 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.
Bouliane was composer in residence from 1992 - 1995 for l'Orchestre Symphonique de Québec and between 1995 and 1996 for the Heidelberg Philharmonisches Orchester. In 1995 he became Professor of composition at McGill University.
In 2003 Bouliane was composer-in residence at the National Arts Center Orchestra in Ottawa; the orchestra performed his composition "Snow Is White, but Water Is Black" in November that year.
Denys Bouliane's major works include:
- Le Cactus rieur et la demoiselle qui souffrait d'une soif insatiable
- Concerto for Orchestra (Variations without a theme)
- Concerti for various instruments
- Wind quintet
- Jeux de société for wind quintet and piano
- "Denys Bouliane, Biography". SMCQ. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
- Sarah Jennings (15 April 2009). Art and Politics: The History of the National Arts Centre. Dundurn. p. 361. ISBN 978-1-77070-600-2.
- "Denys Bouliane". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
- Pamela Jones (2007). Alcides Lanza: Portrait of a Composer. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. pp. 179, 246. ISBN 978-0-7735-6048-2.
- "Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques, Boudreau et Bouliane: Visions of the Future". La Scena Musicale, by Réjean Beaucage / February 15, 2005
- Jeremy Richler. "MUSIC AND DANCE IN REVIEW; National Arts Center Orchestra". New York Times. Nov 21, 2003
- "Denys Bouliane: Biography". Canadian Music Centre. Retrieved 14 September 2018.