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Joane Hétu

Artistic director

Artistic codirector

Composer, saxophonist and vocalist, but especially woman of reason and passion, Joane Hétu has been carving for over 30 years, a prominent place on the music scene in the bend of an unusual path. Self-taught, she first performed songs in avant-garde rock bands Wondeur Brass, Justine and Les Poules. Then, she turned to composition (the evocative triptych Musique d’hiver) and improvisation, often combining (with Ensemble SuperMusique) these two approaches whithin the framework of improvisation. She co-hosts Mercredimusics a series of improvised music (since 2003), which allows her to play with a wide community of improvisers. She forms Nous perçons les oreilles, a duo with Jean Derome, which engages in song and radical improvisation. Her recent projects Filature and La femme territoire ou 21 fragments d’humus combine music, dance and experimental video. Joane Hétu was awarded the 2006 Freddie Stone Award. She is a member of the Ambiances Magnetiques record label, president of the DAME record company and co-artistic director of Productions SuperMusique. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Le Vivier Group since its foundation.

Oeuvres par compositeur

Works in le Vivier's repertoire

Multimedias and news

Ensemble SuperMusique: Atelier public — La Sala Rossa
Cannibale — direction artistique Danielle Palardy Roger
20e PRIX OPUS. Directeur artistique de l'année
Atelier Jeune Public: Les sculptures bruissantes