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A French composer, improviser, performer-broadcaster and director born August 25, 1945 in Compiègne.
A violinist by training, Christian Clozier turned towards instrumental and electronic improvisation with the ensemble Opus N. In parallel he studied at the Schola Cantorum, the Paris Conservatory and then with Pierre Schaeffer at the GRM. The deviser and designer of instruments/systems, he developed studios for composition (Charybde, 1972) as well as two electro-acoustic instruments, one for child pedagogy and amateurs (Gmebogosse, 1972), the other for live performance-diffusion (Gmebaphone, 1973).
A French composer born March 24, 1955 in Algiers.
A French composer, producer and stage director born May 27, 1940 in Andlau.
René Koering studied the piano and the oboe in Strasburg, before, on the advice of Pierre Boulez in 1960, going to Darmstadt to study with Bruno Maderna.
A French composer born December 18, 1948 in La Tour du Pin.
With a diploma in art history, sociology and education sciences at Lyons University, James Giroudon studied music with Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel at the Paris Conservatory. Committed to new technologies, he founded the Grame, a national centre for music creation, with Pierre-Alain Jaffrennou in Lyons in 1981 and was jointly in charge of its management and international development. It was with Jaffrennou that he also created, in 1992, the festival Musiques en Scènes, a multidisciplinary event and showcase for new tools for creation and computerised instrument making that has been biennial since 2002.
Pierre Alain JAFFRENNOU
Composer, set designer and film and musical show director, born in 1939 in Besançon.
With a diploma in the sciences (maths, terrestrial physics, etc.), Pierre-Alain Jaffrennou studied at the Conservatoire de Besançon, as well as th Paris Conservatory in the electro-acoustic class of Pierre Schaeffer.
Bernard De VIENNE
A French composer born July 2, 1957 in Tunis.
A flautist, Bernard de Vienne trained with Renaud François, Alain Marion, Maxence Larrieu and Jean-Pierre Rampal, and joined the ensemble Musique Vivante conducted by Diego Masson. In parallel he studied musicology at the University of Paris VIII, found an interest in ethnomusicology and gained a master’s degree under the direction of Daniel Charles and Francis Bayer. He completed his self-taught apprenticeship in composition with Carlos Roqué Alsina.
A French composer born May 20, 1939 in Lille.
Trained at Versailles Conservatory, Jean Schwarz played percussion with various professional jazz groups before joining the GRM (Groupe de Recherches Musicales) from 1969 to 1999. He was also a CNRS engineer in the department of ethnomusicology in the Musée de l’Homme from 1965 to 1999, and teacher at the Gennevilliers Conservatory (1979-1997), where he set up the electroacoustic class. He founded and also directed Celia Records, a publishing company for producing his own music.
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.
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).
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.
KETTING Otto (1935)
KIEFFER Detlef (1944)
KISHINO Malika (1971)
KLEIN Jean-Pierre (1945)
KNAPIK Eugeniusz (1951)
KOERING René (1940)
KOJOUKHAROV Vladimir (1936)
KOLB Barbara (1939)
KOMIVES Janos (1932-2005)
KOPELENT Marek (1932)
KORELIS Petros (1955)
KORTEKANGAS Olli (1955)
KOSZEGHY Peter (1971)
KOURLIANDSKI Dmitri (1976)
KOWALCZYK Marc (1973)
KOZELUHOVA Jitka (1966)
KRAUZE Zygmunt (1938)
KRAWCZYK Franck (1969)
KRIER Yves (1956)
KROPFL Francisco (1931)
KUFFLER Eugénie (1949)
KUPPER Leo (1935)
KURTAG György (1926)
KURTZ Eugène (1923-2006)
KUSNIR Eduardo (1939)
KYBURZ Hanspeter (1960)
LACAZE Sophie (1963)
LACHENMANN Helmut (1935)