ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Mathieu Desy

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Name: Mathieu Desy
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Sweeney Hall
Presentation Title: Glow In The Dark, Polyphonic Solos
Type of Presentation: Lecture/Performance
Musical Style: Contemporary/New Music

With a serious background of studies (doctorate in classical bass) and professionals réalisations (international career), Desy is the leader of a "polyphonic" approach on the bass. He’s doing so on a five strings bass made by Mario Lamarre with a special tuning. (high fifth).

The approach of his instrument as his compositions qualities gives a new face to the double bass as a solo polyphonic instrument. It gives a new sound to this instrument.

His first album Contrabass & Marées was released in 2014. He is now back with his Glow In The Dark solo project. 

Desy teaches in Montreal at Université Du Quebec À Montréal (UQAM) and Cégep Saint-Laurent


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