About Benoit Granier

Benoit Granier, born in 1974 in Nantes, France, is a Professor, Composer, (ethno) Musicologist, Visual and sonic artist, Philosopher, and life long believer in collaborative works within the arts. 

 

Dr Granier studied at Paris conservatory where he won first prize in composition in 1996 in the class of renowned composer Gerard Grisey, Orchestration (Victor Costa), Harmony (Thierry Escaih) and Music analysis (Christian Accaoui) . 

 

Dr Granier furthers his education in Ireland where he studied electro –acoustic music and composition at Trinity College Dublin under the guidance of composer Donnacha Dennehy. He graduated (first class) in both Master Degree and PhD In Computer Music and Composition.  During that time he was involved in film music, where he worked as second team orchestrator in movies such as  “The Lords of the Ring ”.

 

After finishing his Phd degree, Dr Granier started to teach at Trinity College Dublin. In 2008 he was invited to teach at the central conservatory of Music (Beijing, China) and develop strong relationships between China and the rest of the world (focusing on establishing relationships with Europe and the United States of America). Besides his work at central conservatory, he has taught in many recognized institutions such as The National University of Singapore, Peking University, and Beijing Film Academy where he delivered courses in electronic music, orchestration, sound design, film music, acoustics and recording. 


 

Over the years, Dr Granier has been invited to give master classes in many prestigious institutions such as Juilliard School, MIT, Stanford University, Manhattan School of Music, Berklee College of Music, Northeastern University, the New England Conservatory among others in composition, computer music, Music philosophy.


He was also commissioned by many institutions and musicians for new works, including Vienna "Wien Concertina" orchestra, the Beijing International Chamber Orchestra, Fiesta Trio, National Theatre Orchestra, Korean artists Gamin, Beijing Youth Orchestra, Strasbourg saxophone congress, American jazz musician Demitrius Spaneas, guitarist Robert  Ward, flutist Orlando Cela among other. 

 

He was invited to perform his composition in many prestigious places such as “The Zhongshan Concert Hall (Beijing),  Beijing Modern Music Festival and the China National Center for Performing arts, Washington Smithsonian museum, Harvard University, New York's Carnegie Recital Hall (Carnegie hall); manorouchi Arts Center performances (Tokyo-Japan),  Seoul National University, espacio cultural el tanq (Spain), Bourges International Electronic Music and Arts Festival, Strasbourg International Saxophone Festival Congress.

He is the creator and manager of the Timi Modern Ensemble as well as the ”TBD4” String Quartet.  He is also the co organizer of festivals such as Musciacoustica, The Diversity Project, Beijing Modern Music festival, and On Native Music festival among others.

关于本和华•聂伯纳教授

  本和华•聂伯纳,出生于1974年,法籍, 教授、作曲家、民族音乐学家、视觉和声音艺术家,致力于现代音乐和电子音乐的跨艺术跨文化创作。

 

聂博纳就读于巴黎音乐学院, 师从著名作曲家热拉尔•格里塞Gerard Grisey , 于1996年获得了巴黎音乐学院作曲学一等奖,管弦乐编曲和对位法学一等奖,以及音乐分析一等奖。

 

随后,对跨文化艺术热爱的他前往爱尔兰,开始了在都柏林圣三一学院的学习,先后取得了音乐和媒体技术硕士学位(一等奖)以及作曲博士学位。并在在读博士期间,为电影“指环王”担任管弦乐配器,这成为聂伯纳与好莱坞电影的首次接触。

 

博士毕业后,聂伯纳留校执教于都柏林圣三一学院。2008年,聂博纳应邀来到中央音乐学院任教,从此扎根于中国,致力于东西方音乐文化交流及研究,积极通过各种形式推动音乐和文化在中国的发展。他曾同时担任新加坡国立大学,北京大学,北京电影学院等各大院校的特聘教授,教授作曲,电子音乐,管弦乐作曲,声音设计,电影音乐,声学,录音等科目。八年来,聂博纳常任中央音乐学院作曲系教授,博士生导师,现同时为维也纳乐团”Wien Concertina”驻团作曲家, 德威国际学校驻团作曲家。

 

多年来,聂博纳时常受邀到茱莉亚音乐学院、 麻省理工大学、美国东北大学、曼哈顿音乐学院、伯克利音乐学院、斯坦福大学、巴黎音乐学院、新英格兰音乐学院等知名院校开展学术讲座和大师班讲座,范围涉及作曲、表演、音乐学、哲学等,为中西方音乐文化交流架起了桥梁。

 

他还应邀为诸多机构和音乐家谱写新作,其中包括维也纳”Wien Concertina”乐团、北京国际室内乐团、嘉年华三重奏、国家大剧院管弦乐团、韩国艺术家 Gamin、北京青年管弦乐团、史特拉斯堡打击乐团、美国爵士乐手德米垂斯•斯潘尼斯,吉他手罗伯特•沃德、长笛演奏家奥兰多•塞拉等。这些委约作品应邀在欧洲,美国和亚洲各大剧场及著名学府进行演出,如The shape of things to come (中山音乐厅),“the whispering tree”在北京现代音乐节和中国国家大剧院演出; 曲目“Kyopo: Multiplicity” 在华盛顿史密斯博物馆(Smithsonian museum )首演,曲目“Triangular rules ”在哈弗大学演出,曲目“After dark: finding takahashi:” 在纽约卡内基演奏厅(Carnegie hall )首演;曲目“Outcast” 在日本东京 manorouchi艺术中心演出,曲目 “12-8” 在韩国首尔国立大学演出,曲目“Peking opera” 在西班牙espacio cultural el tanqu演出,曲目“A-flux”在法国Bourges 国际电子音乐艺术节演出 ,曲目The strange library 即将在法Strasbourg 国际萨克斯节首演。

 

他创立了“醍谧现代室内乐团”和“TBD4”弦乐四重奏,并担任乐团管理者。此外,他的作品不仅在大型艺术节上演出,而且聂博纳本人还参与了很多音乐节的组织工作,比如Musicacoustica、The Diversity Project、北京现代音乐节、On Native Music festival等。

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