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A Swiss composer, director and clarinetist born July 2, 1946 in Bern.
Jean-Luc Darbellay studied the clarinet at the Bern Conservatory, then conducting with Pierre Dervaux and Franco Ferrara. He followed the composition classes of Cristobal Halffter and Dimitri Terzakis, assisted Edison Denisov and took part in seminars organised by Pierre Boulez at the Collège de France and Ircam, as well as masterclasses with Heinz Holliger and Klaus Huber. In 1978 he founded and directed the Ludus Ensemble before creating the variable ensemble Orion (1997).
A French composer born January 1st, 1956 in Tournan-en-Brie.
A guitarist by training, Philippe Mion studied at the Paris Conservatory, in the classes of Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel, as well as at the Paris-Sorbonne University (1974-1978). The discovery of electroacoustic music was a revelation; he collaborated in the activities of the GRM, became a producer for Radio France (1979-1982) and appeared as a performer of acousmatic works.
A French composer born June 6, 1924 in Paris who died November 12, 2008 in Paris.
A pupil of Olivier Messiaen and Simone Plé-Caussade at the Paris Conservatory, Serge Nigg subsequently completed his training with René Leibowitz who initiated him into dodecaphonism. With this he composed Variations for piano and ten instruments (1946), the first strictly dodecaphonic French work. Serge Nigg subsequently distanced himself from serialism, his political convictions guiding him towards a kind of music more accessible to everyone.
A French composer, pianist, journalist and music critic born May 17, 1943 in Warsaw.
A pianist by training, Joanna Bruzdowicz studied composition with Kazimierz Sikorski at the Higher Music School in Warsaw, then in Paris, notably with Nadia Boulanger and Olivier Messiaen. She completed her itinerary at the GRM and the Sorbonne, where she presented a doctorate in mathematics and logic in contemporary music.
Mario Marcelo MARY
An Argentine composer born April 25, 1961 in Buenos Aires.
After gaining a diploma in composition at the University of La Plata in Argentina, Mario Mary continued his training at the GRM, the Paris Conservatory and Ircam. He obtained a doctorate in the aesthetics, science and technology of the arts, at the University of Paris VIII, where he taught computer-assisted composition (1996-2010).
A teacher of electro-acoustic composition at the Académie de Musique Prince Rainier III in Monaco, co-founder and artistic director of Monaco/Electroacoustique (international electro-acoustic music meetings), this teacher-researcher also lectures in Europe and South America.
A French composer born January 24, 1942 in Le Mans.
A French composer born October 22, 1935 in Paris.
A pianist by training, Thérèse Brenet studied at the Paris Conservatory in the classes of Jean Rivier, Darius Milhaud, Maurice Duruflé, Noël Gallon and Henri Dutilleux. Winning the Grand Prix de Rome in 1965 (Les visions prophétiques de Cassandre), she then followed a career as composer and teacher of musical training at the Paris Conservatory.
A French composer, bassist and improviser born September 12, 1951 in Aix-en-Provence.
Joëlle Léandre studied the double bass with Pierre Delescluse in Aix en Provence before taking advanced classes at the Paris Conservatory. She was greatly inspired by concerts of free jazz and continued her musical discoveries in the USA after having received a bursary from the Center for Creative and Performing Arts of Buffalo (1976). She steeped herself in Afro-American and minimalist music, and met Fred Hopkins, Leroy Jenkins, Butch Morris and John Cage. She is also a laureate of the Villa Medici ‘fuori-i-muri’ (1981), the DAAD of Berlin (1990) and the Villa Kujoyama of Kyoto (1998).
A French composer born February 14, 1950 in L'Isle-Adam.
In parallel with studying architecture, Claudy Malherbe followed the classes of Gérard Geay (renaissance counterpoint), Alain Bernaud (harmony), Yvonne Desportes (fugue), Max Deutsch (composition), André Riotte (formalised analysis) and Iannis Xenakis (mathematical formalisation).
A researcher at Ircam, a member of the Atelier de Recherche Instrumentale, he led a project devoted to new instrumental techniques and the beginnings of computer-assisted composition. From all this work, he integrated into his musical syntax the acoustic properties of sound materials and made the computer a veritable tool for musical composition.
A Canadian composer of Spanish origin born August 5, 1943 in Valencia (Spain).
A pianist by training, José Evangelista studied composition with Vicente Asencio at the Valencia Conservatory in Spain and thereafter with André Prévost at Montreal University and with Bruce Mather at McGill University (Canada).
HAIM Philippe (1967)
HALFFTER Cristóbal (1930)
HALLETT Sylvia (1953)
HAMEL Keith (1956)
HANNIKAINEN Ann-Elise (1946-2012)
HANSON Sten (1936)
HARBISON John (1938)
HARRIS Daniel (1943)
HARRISON Jonty (1952)
HARVEY Jonathan (1939-2012)
HASLER Johann (1972)
HAUKSSON Thorsteinn (1949)
HAVEL Christophe (1956)
HECHTLE Markus (1967)
HENRY Pierre (1927-2017)
HENZE Hans Werner (1926-2012)
HERFERT Franz Jochen (1955)
HERSANT Philippe (1948)
HERVE Jean-Luc (1960)
HESPOS Hans-Joachim (1938)
HEYN Volker (1938)
HIDALGO Manuel (1956)
HINOJOSA Javier (1933)
HOLLER York (1944)
HOLLIGER Heinz (1939)
HOLSTEIN Jean-Paul (1939)
HOSOKAWA Toshio (1955)