normand babin

piano & ballet

resume

 

WORK EXPERIENCE : MUSIC

PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT FOR DANCE CLASSES

2018.08    Pro Arte Danza, Summer Intensive Program

2017.09 to current    School of Toronto Dance Theater

2016.08    Arts Umbrella, International Dance Summer Intensive, Vancouver

2015.09 to 2017.05    Ryerson University

2014.09 to current    Interplay Dance School

2014.09 to 2017.06    Pia Boumann’s Dance School

2014.08 to current    Peggy Baker Dance Projects (classes by Christine Wright)

2014 to current    In Studio

2014.07 to current    Canada’s Jörgen Ballet

2013.08 – 2014.02    Ballet Professionnel Montréal

2011.08-2012.11    Réseau d’enseignement de la danse (RED)

2005.01-2011.06    Open classes Benjamin Hatcher, Studio Bizz

2008    Compagnie Marie-Chouinard

2006.09-2009.06     Lalala Human steps

2004.07 & 2005.07    Domaine Forget and BJM Danse

2003.09-2005.06    Ballet Divertimento

1999.09-2003.08    Conservatoire de danse de Montréal

1994.07 & 1995.07    École Pierre-Laporte

1991.09-1998.06    National circus school (Montréal)

1991.09-1992.06    D’Arcy McGee high school

1990.09-1992.06    Les ballets jazz de Montréal

1988.09-1993.06   École Supérieure de Ballet du Québec

 

MUSIC CONSULTANT

2017to current    Pro Arte Danza

• music consultant and curator for the company’s choreographies

 

TEACHING

2012.01-2012.11    Réseau de l’enseignement de la danse (RED)

• music and eurhythmic workshops for dance teachers

• training in ballet accompaniment for professional pianist

2004.07 & 2005.07    Domaine Forget

• music and eurhythmic summer workshops for dance students

2001.07-2003.07    Conservatoire de Danse de Montréal

• music and eurhythmic : summer workshops and professional studies in dance

2000.09    CÉGEP du Vieux-Montréal

• music and eurhythmic workshops for students in animated movies studies

1996.09-2000.06    National circus school (Montréal)

• music history and eurhythmic classes for professional students in circus arts

1988 to 2014    In studio

• piano lessons, all levels

1987.09-1988.06    Université de Montréal

• piano as second instrument

 

PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT FOR CHOIRS

2003-2005 Chœurs de L’ICMM  (Internationale des Chœurs du Monde de Montréal)

1999-2000 Ensemble Vocal L’Art Neuf 

1996-1999 Ensemble Vocal Les Jongleurs 

1995-1998 Ensemble Vocal d’Outremont

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE : ART CURATOR

 

May- June 2014 Montrealistement : ze Festival

• three exhibits by three young artists, Montreal

Francis Fontaine, Philippe Van Eetvelt, Yannick de Serre

November 2012 Traces, Francis Fontaine

• Modulum gallery, Montreal

October 2012 Mort ou vif, portraits et autres captures, Mathieu Laca

• Modulum gallery, Montreal

September 2012 RAYÉ, collective

• Modulum gallery, Montreal

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE : PRODUCTION

 

2012    Réseau d’enseignement de la danse (RED)

• organization of an 18 workshops tour trough Quebec for dance teacher training

2001-2012     Cluc Couture

• organization of fashion shows, promotional events, etc.…

• marketing, sales, management, communications for Montreal fashion designer CLUC

 

WRITINGS

 

2018 to current Neomemoire.com,Webzine

• writing for the webzine about arts, contemporary dance, contemporary music

2010-2014 Montrealistement

• writing for the blog montrealistement.blogspot.com (arts, contemporary music,

architecture)

2009-2011 La Scena Musicale

• writing of reviews : classical music CDs

 

EDUCATION

 

1987-1988   Université de Montréal, Music faculty

• master program, piano teacher : Jacinthe Couture

1988.07   Banff Center for the Arts

• piano master class program, piano teacher : Georgy Sebok

1986.07 & 1987.07   Summer workshops, Robertot (France)

• piano teacher : Bernard Flavigny

1982-1986    McGill University, Music faculty

• Bachelor in arts, Major in music Interpretation, piano,

piano teachers : Dorothy Morton, Dale Bartlett

1980-1982 CÉGEP de St-Laurent, Music department

• D.E.C in music, piano teachers : Thérèse Lavallée