Michael Jarrell


Born in Geneva in 1958, Michael Jarrell studied composition in Geneva with Eric Gaudibert and during many internships in the United States. He completed his studies in Freiburg with Klaus Huber and in IRCAM.

He was a resident at the Villa Medici in Rome, and won the City of Vienna Prize for Music in 2010. Having held the post of Professor at the University of Vienna since 1993, he was appointed at the Geneva School of Music in 2004.

He has composed many works for a variety of groups, including operas and numerous concertos premiered by some of the greatest artists.