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Vincent earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in composition from the University of Montreal. In 2014, he completed a graduate certificate in film scoring at the University of Southern California, where his teachers included Bruce Broughton, Christopher Young, Jack Smalley and Garry Schyman.

Vincent has scored numerous short-films and won eight awards at the SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-Visual Composers between 2011 and 2016, including five first prizes.

A number of Vincent's works for the concert hall have been performed by several Montreal ensembles, including the Chœur de l'Université de Montréal, Vocalys and the Montreal Philharmonic Student Orchestra, as well as by the Young Musicians Foundation in Los Angeles.

His credits as an orchestrator include The Great Human Odyssey (CBC), Gun Runners and Bang Bang Baby, as well as numerous other projects with composer Darren Fung. He was a lecturer (student teacher) at the University of Montreal from 2011 to 2013.

Awards

  • 2016

    Best original score : Fiction (3rd place)
    SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-Visual Composers

    Best Musical Theme (3rd place)
    SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-Visual Composers

  • 2015

    Best original score : Fiction (2nd place)
    2011 SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers

    Best Original Score: Animated (1st Place)
    SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers

  • 2014

    Best Original Score: Fiction (1st place)
    SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers

    Best Original Score: Animated (1st place)
    SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers

    Harry Warren Endowed Scholarship for Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television (2nd place)
    $4,000 scholarship

  • 2013

    Jean-Marie-Benoît Prize
    $2,000 scholarship

    Best Original Score: Animated (1st Place)
    SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers

  • 2011

    Best original score : Fiction (1st place)
    2011 SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers

    $25,000 scholarship
    Fonds de recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC)