Séverine Morfin, composer and violist, brings together writing and improvisation, musique concrète, jazz and electro-acoustic exploration, contemporary poetry and chanson.

She is an associate artist at L’Envolée (77), and a laureate of the Route du Jazz and the Fondation Royaumont as a composer in 2018 and 2024.

Since 2016, she has created numerous projects:

THREE DAYS OF FOREST the jazz trio of free songs with Angela Flao vocals and Blanche Lafuente drums, winner Jazzmigration 2018, on poems by English-speaking female authors,

MAD MAPLE mixed electroacoustic and improvisational work with Elodie Pasquier clarinets, Guillaume Magne guitar, Céline Grangey soundtracks,

SIMONE quartet winner Occijazz, with Sophie Bernado bassoon, Tatiana Paris guitar and Marine Flèche, drums,

DUO MORFIN/ ZIAD with Malik Ziad virtuoso composer and multi-instrumentalist, viola, guembri, mandola, their voices mingle and take us with them, questioning our relationship with the world and the invisible.

CHORÈMES with Odile Auboin, solo violist with Ensemble Intercontemporain and Céline Grangey, trio for two violas and electronic tape

Eclectic, she plays with many musicians from different horizons, such as Fred Pallem and Le Sacre du Tympan, with Joëlle Léandre’s Tentet, Jean-Marie Machado’s Danzas, Ellinoa Le Wanderlust Orchestra, Piers Faccini, Andy Emler, Thomas de Pourquery, l’ONJ, Régis Huby quintet, Antoine Berjeaut, Sekouba Bambino…

She collaborates with poet Jacques Rebotier, with writer Violaine Schwarzt for ‘IO467’ and composes music for several choreographic shows for Joana Schweizer, Passionnément and Vite Fait Bien Fait and Antoine Arbeit, Les Géantes.

She has been in residence at the Théâtre de Vanves, the Comptoir in Fontenay, the Atelier du Plateau, La Dynamo, the Petit Faucheux, the Plan in Ris Orangis and the RESET festival.
Trained in classical viola and jazz at the Paris Conservatoire, she holds a Master’s degree in Contemporary History from the Sorbonne and a Master’s 2 in Musicology.
She has been artistic director of the gArden company since 2017 and plays a hybrid viola created in collaboration with luthier Patrick Charton.