Gilles Gobeil (Sorel, 1954) followed musical studies at the Université de Montréal (Mmus in Composition).
Laureate on the international scene: “Métamorphoses” Biennal Acousmatic Composition Competition (Belgium, 2002, 2000); CIMESP (International Electroacoustic Music Contest of São Paulo, Brazil, 2001, 1999, 97); Ciber@rt (Valencia, Spain, 1999); Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition (France, 1999, 89, 88); Stockholm Electronic Arts Award (Sweden, 1997, 94); Ars Electronica, Linz (Austria, 1995); Luigi Russolo International Competition, Varese (Italy, 1989, 88, 87); Newcomp Computer Music Competition (USA, 1987); and Brock University Tape Music Competition, St Catharines (Canada, 1985). Other honors in national competitions: “1993 Grand Prize” from SOCAN (the Canadian performing rights society); “1985 Robert Fleming Prize” from the Canadian Music Council; and “Composition Award” from SDE (a former Canadian performing rights society) in 1984.
His works have been performed in concerts throughout Canada and abroad. Gilles Gobeil (Sorel, 1954) is a member of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC), Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) and co-founder of the concert organization Réseaux.