Michelino Bisceglia

Michel Bisceglia | Professor of Composition Film Music | Jazz Composition & Arrangement KCB
Professor of Composition Film Music | Jazz Composition & Arrangement

Michelino Bisceglia has been active in the musical field for more than three decades. His work has been recognised and celebrated at various international events and festivals.

Bisceglia's work as a film composer began later in his career, since then he has composed soundtracks for numerous feature films that have been screened at prestigious festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival and the Venice International Film Festival. He was the composer for the 10-part series "Thieves of the Wood", which was released worldwide on Netflix in 2020. In addition, Bisceglia has composed music for several exhibitions, including the highly acclaimed "Claude Monet Immersive Experience". He has won several awards for his work in film music, including the World Soundtrack Award Public Choice in 2014 for his work on the film "Marina" directed by Stijn Coninx. In 2022, he received another nomination for the World Soundtrack Award 2022 for his soundtrack of the Canadian-British animated drama "Charlotte", starring Keira Knightly. His most recent nomination this time was for "Breakthrough composer of the Year" by the International Film Music Critics Association - IFMCA.

Bisceglia has worked with some of the world's leading orchestras, including the Brussels Philharmonic, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música, Hungarian Studio Orchestra, Galaxy Studio Orchestra and The Japan Symfonia. He has released several albums of his own compositions, including "Orchestral Works 1," which features the highly acclaimed Brussels Chamber Orchestra, the oboe soloist Piet Van Bockstal, and the AMK Choir. 
Bisceglia currently finished working on a new concerto for trumpet and orchestra, and he is set to score the soundtrack for the upcoming film "Sleep" by Dutch director Jan-Willem van Ewijk.

Bisceglia's musical talent extends beyond film and orchestral music, he is also known as a highly skilled jazz pianist. He has worked with such artists as Dewey Redman, Randy Brecker, Bob Mintzer and Toots Thielemans. On top of that, he recorded dozens of records for such renowned labels as RCA Victor, Enja Records, Prova Records and Blue Note. Bisceglia has performed at several international jazz festivals with his own jazz trio and has established himself as a versatile and accomplished musician.

For more information, consult Michelino Bisceglia's website: www.michelinobisceglia.com

Do not hesitate to contact Michelino Bisceglia: michelino.bisceglia@ehb.be.