Séverine Morfin
composer violist improviser

Séverine Morfin creates dialogue writing and improvisation, concrete music and jazz, rock and electro-acoustic exploration, contemporary poetry and song. Since 2016, she has created many projects:
THREE DAYS OF FOREST the jazz trio of free songs with Angela Flao voice and Blanche Lafuente drums, Jazzmigration 2018 winner, on poems by female authors
MAD MAPLE mixed electroacoustic and improvisation work with Elodie Pasquier clarinets, Guillaume Magne guitar, Céline Grangey soundtracks,
SIMONE quartet winner Occijazz, with Sophie Bernado bassoon, Tatiana Paris guitar and Mathieu Penot drums,
CHORÈMES mixed work for solo viola and bands
She is a laureate of the Royaumont Foundation as a composer (2018).

Eclectic, she collaborates with several musicians from different backgrounds such as Fred Pallem and Le Sacre du Tympan, with Joëlle Léandre's Tentet, Jean-Marie Machado's Danzas orchestra, Le Wanderlust Orchestra, Piers Faccini's quintet, Tubafest by Andy Emler, Musicals by Thomas de Pourquery, with the ONJ,...
She collaborates with the poet Jacques Rebotier for the creation of “Chansons Climatiques et Sentimentales”, with the writer Violaine Schwarzt for 'IO467' and composes the music for several shows by choreographer Joana Schweizer, Passionnément and Vite Fait Bien Fait.
She was artist in residence at the Théâtre de Vanves, the Comptoir in Fontenay, has been hosted at the Atelier du Plateau, La Dynamo, le Petit Faucheux, le Plan a Ris Orangis and at the RESET festival (Luxembourg).

Trained in classical viola and jazz at the conservatory in Paris, she holds a master's degree in contemporary history from the Sorbonne and a master's degree in musicology.
She has been artistic director of the gArden company since 2017 and plays a hybrid viola created in collaboration with Patrick Charton.