Philippe Leroux was born in 1959. He lives and works near Paris. Following his studies at the National Superior Conservatory of Music (Paris), he was a resident at the Villa Medicis in Rome. He is the author of approximately fifty pieces commissioned by several French and foreign institutions, which touch the majority of musical genres. They have been awarded several prizes and are regularly performed in France and abroad. Today, Philippe Leroux teaches composition in the Cursus program at IRCAM as well as at McGill University in Montreal (Langlois Foundation) in 2005 and 2006.