As a talented composer, arranger and producer Michel F. April constantly seeks innovation. Dynamic and creative, he collaborates enthusiastically in each project he undertakes, distinguishing himself by the human touch with which he approaches his work, as he likes to back up and support artists with whom he works. For over twenty years, he has produced and co-written some twenty albums, scored music for more than twenty-five television series and created over two hundred cues for TV and cinema. Among his clients are names such as ALLIANCE VIVAFILM, DISNEY STUDIOS, FOX,WARNER BROS., CBS, RADIO-CANADA, Behaviour Interactive, Eset, Mavi Interactive, Cypherpath, CBC, ARTV, TVA, TQS, CANAL D, HISTORIA, DISCOVERY CHANNEL, BMG AND EMI.
On screen, his evocative music completes the picture, highlighting and intensifying the emotions it awakens. On stage and in the studio, his compositions illuminate the works it accompanies, letting the interpreting artists shine. From electrifying signature themes via pop songs to grandiose film scores, his works are singularly imaginative and demonstrate his huge talent, creativity, versatility and passion for his profession.
Born into a family where music is omnipresent, Michel F. April started his musical training at the age of seven and almost immediately started to compose. Given such a passion for music it was only natural for him to launch himself wholeheartedly into studying music. Throughout his years of studies and research, he has met and worked with masters such as classical percussionists Thomas Cavanagh and Ian Bernard as well as maestro Paolo Bellomia. At the age of 19, he was awarded the « Outstanding Drumset Player Award » by MusicFest Canada. He also studied with big jazz names such as Lorraine Desmarrais and Jean-Pierre Zanella. Michel F. April’s music knows no bounds. His works are in demand all over the world and played on radio and television networks as well as the cinema in over 25 countries, particularly in the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.