Denis Dufour, born in Lyon in 1953, studied composition at the Paris Conservatory with Ivo Malec, Guy Reibel and Pierre Schaeffer. He has composed numerous instrumental and electroacoustic works. He was a member of INA-GRM until 2000. Composer, professor, producer of concerts and events, he has founded several instrumental ensembles – TM+, The Modern Times, and in 2004, the ensemble Syntax in Perpignan. He has directed the Futura acousmatic music festival and Motus until 2006. He has taught instrumental and acousmatic composition for more than 25 years.