Bernadette Clozel

(born in Gap, Hautes-Alpes), composer. She studied piano and dance and discovered electronic music. She then followed the class of electroacoustic music and musical research of Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris, and composed several electroacoustic pieces. Desiring to expand her experience in instrumental composition universe, she studied at the University of Paris VIII, especially with Eveline Andreani, conducted research on instrumental music of the 20th century and composed two pieces for instruments and tape. She finally turned to instrumental composition with writing of educational pieces for choir and varied ensembles. She has since written works for organ, harp, flute, piano, cello and percussion trio and string quartet, commissioned by the Ministry of Culture, the festivals, the City of Bobigny, etc. She currently teaches at the Jean Wiener Bobigny Conservatory where she also runs a Creative Workshop.
Selected works: Volutes, for string quartet, 2013, festival Quatuor à l'Ouest commission, created by the Quatuor Equinoxe; Gestes, three pieces for flute solo, 2012, editions AEDAM Musicae; Trio bigarré, for violin, cello and piano, the association  Hors Piste, commission, Angers 2008; Trois pièces pour piano: Ballade, Capriccio  (2005), Andante  (2007), the Ecole Nationale de Musique de Bobigny commission for  Ballade and Capriccio; Méli-Cello, for cello ensemble, piano four hands and percussion, composed for students of the Ecole Nationale de Musique of  Bobigny, the City of Bobigny commission, 2002; Divertimento, for two organs for four hands, the Ministry of Culture commission, 1996; Suite pour orgue – Hommage à Frescobaldi et Grigny,
the Ministry of Culture commission, 1994;  Entre deux, for flute and harp
the International Festival of  Quiberon commission, 1993; Kaléïdosuite, suite of five short educational pieces, composed in residence for students from three schools of music in the region of Rennes, 1992.

Edition: AEDAM musicae