18 December 2009
The man who feels the music
by Vladislav Luchianov
Our today’s article is about Hugo Chouinard, great musical designer for Figure Skating. He is former ice dancer and a member of the Canadian National Team. Now he makes us happy with their brilliant musical works. Hugo is a founder of Studio Unisons since 1993. This studio has a great reputable name in the figure skating world.
His skating clients are Yuna Kim, Joannie Rochette, Akiko Suzuki, Johnny Weir, Jeremy Abbott, Takahiko Kozuka, Isabelle Delobel & Olivier Schoenfelder, Pang&Tong, Zhang & Zhang, Dube & Davison, Duhamel & Buntin and many more. So he is really musical designer for the Champions. Music it’s a very important part of the figure skating and Hugo knows it. That’s why his works are full of passion, harmony, beauty.
Just look what says about his job over professionals: Brian Orser : “I have a great music guy!”, David Wilson: “Music editing is crucial”. Hugo also design a simple software for skating event needs. He creates it to avoid all the skipping problems in competition and to help the Competition Comittee. He do it because skaters deserve good music and no technical problems while they are performing. And he do it perfectly!