A French composer born August 3, 1960 in Lyons.
Coralie Fayolle followed musicology classes at the Paris-Sorbonne and continued her training at the Paris Conservatory. She won a first place for her music aggregation then presented a thesis on operas for children.
She specialises in vocal music and in particular compositions for children’s voices and youth choirs. She has written, for example, Morceaux de boucher for children’s choir and piano, first performed at the Cité de la Musique in Paris (1997); Ballon d’or, commissioned by Junior Opera and Opera of Montpellier (1998); Le roman de Renart, premiered at Bastille Opera (1998); Le clown des neiges, an opera for children premiered by the Compagnie du Tabouret and the ensemble 2e2m (2001); Lady Godiva, opera for a flipper, commissioned by Le Créa (2003); Les Sales Mômes (2010); La flute chantée, a free adaptation of Mozart for children’s and youth choirs (2013), which won the music teaching prize.
Fayolle has also composed incidental music for the theatre, including Jeu de l'amour et du hasard (Marivaux), Monsieur chasse! (Feydeau) and Le Barbier de Séville (Beaumarchais).
A teacher at Paris-Sorbonne (1989-1998), lecturer at the University of Rennes, she was director of the department for theoretical disciplines at the Paris Conservatory before teaching music training and harmony and counterpoint at the same establishment.