Jawher Matmati

Jawher Matmati (Tunisia, born 1993) is a composer; he graduated in 2011. with a diploma in Arabic music. He entered the School and University Symphony Orchestra, founded by Hafedh Makni, as a cellist, before becoming its director from 2014 to 2016. In 2012, he became a member of the Tunis Symphony Orchestra (OST). He continued to study engineering while devoting himself to the study of composition and orchestration. In 2017, he joined Michel Fourgon's class at the Royal Conservatory of Liege. In 2018, he won the first edition of the SOV Composers' Academy competition. His works have been performed by various ensembles including Ensemble Paramirabo, Ensemble Hopper, Duo Solima, Symfonie Orkest Vlaanderen, and the musicians of the Ensemble intercontemporain. He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in composition at the CNSMDP under Gérard Pesson and a graduate course in orchestration with Anthony Girard. He is also taking courses in electroacoustic music and new technologies with Yan Maresz, Luis Naón, and Grégoire Lorieux.