David Baltuch’s catalogue of works consists of musical reflections on various themes and aesthetics as well as instrumental or vocal techniques. Eschewing dogmas, he has composed works for various forces using different musical syntaxes: tonal, atonal, modal or minimalist.
Through the Premier Prix diplomas earned in counterpoint, fugue and harmony, as well as final certificates in music analysis, music history and orchestration at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, David Baltuch acquired an in depth knowledge of the finest qualities of the great composers of classical repertoire. Furthermore, his experiments with sonic material, his exchanges with diverse musicians and his contact with the audience and its reactions, have constituted another precious source of knowledge.
– Étude-Caprice for piano left-hand (1988)
Several works by David Baltuch have been recorded and are available in the Gallery section (Gallery > Videos > Composition).
David Baltuch studied harmony with Marie-Josée Noël and Jean-Marie Simonis, counterpoint with Jean-Luc Balthazar, Jacques Stekke and Thierry Chleide, fugue with Jacques Leduc, and orchestration with Paul-Baudouin Michel. Marcel Quinet introduced him to a global approach to musical composition through private lessons.
For a complete list of courses attended and diplomas earned by David Baltuch, please refer to his academic CV (Home-Accueil > Personal (English) > Academic CV).