Canadian-born composer André Ristic, who performs as a both as pianist and accordion player, is also a music theorist whose interests include the mathematical representation of sound and programming models, as well as the musical applications of signal theory and the analytical study of musical manuscripts.
André Ristic has received commissions from the Ensemble TUYO, the Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal, The Molinari Quartet, the Black Jackets Company and Trio Fibonacci, among others. He studied mathematics at the Université du Québec in Montréal (UQAM) and completed his musical studies at the conservatory in Montréal where he received instruction in composition and piano.
In 2008 he moved to Brussels, where he currently resides. He is member of the Piano Faculty at the Institut Jaques-Dalcroze and pianist with the Musiques Nouvelles ensemble.
(Source : Soundstreams)