Marie Andrée Roy is an award winning young composer from Montreal, specializing in writing music for film and contemporary dance.

Marie Andrée received accolades amongst other Canadian composers placing second in the “best fiction film” category in a national competition sponsored by the SOCAN foundation. In addition, her composition for a short film was selected by Telefilm Canada for public projection at the Festival de Cannes in 2011.

Marie Andrée discovered her love for music at a young age while receiving training in classical piano and jazz. This passion led her to study and receive her Baccalaureate in piano jazz at the University of Montreal with a deep focus in music composition. Fascinated by music and cinema, she decided to dive deeper into the study and practice of music composition for film, receiving a master’s degree in film scoring from the University of Quebec in Montreal.

Today, Marie Andrée can be found collaborating with many Montreal artists working across both cinema and dance. In addition, she is continuing her studies, taking courses in video game sound design and perfecting her craft under the tutelage of James Gelfand and François Bourassa.