Réjean Beaucage

After passing through the litterature program at Université du Québec à Montréal, Réjean Beaucage began playing in rock bands as a self-tought drummer and bacame involved in radio (mostly at CIBL-FM, where he worked as researcher, technician, producer and host from 1985 to 2002) — he received the firt Opus Prize for the 1996-1997 Media production of the Year for the show AnemixinemA/Zone sonore. After that he was attracted by written journalism ans since 2001 he writes regularly in Montréal’s weekly cultural journal Voir. Since 2000, his texts can be read in Circuit, a musicological journal devoted to contemporary music (he was a member of the editorial board between 2003 and 2010). His name can also be found in Improjazz (France). He is the author of Histoire de la Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (2011, Septentrion) and he currently works as executive director for the concert society Réseaux des arts médiatiques.

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