Joel Pellegrini

Joel Pellegrini is a French musician and composer who lives in Rabat (Morocco).

Born in Alençon, Normandy, he began music at a young age. When he was 18, he decided to move and improve in Paris. From then, thanks to his training and creative mind, his career as a talented musician has been an atypical one: he was lead to play and compose in various musical and artistic ways!
His sensitivity and artistic feelings naturally drew him closer to the cinema!
He has more than 200 compositions to his name to date, including several albums and movie soundtracks: "Si important", "Histoire d'Alice", "Le retour du fils", "The Satanic Angels", "Cracheur de Pierre", "La Scomparsa"…

Milestones and Awards:
2017: Short-movies Soundtracks for "ASCENSION" from Reda Ahmed El Achir and "FOUR" from Mehdi Ayouche.
2017: Nominated at the 50th Houston Festival for Best Music (Life, Hayat).
2016: Soundtrack for the Dania Achour short-movie "LE BILLET BLEU".
2016: Worldfest of Otawa, Best music Award.
2016: Composition for the Raouf Sebahi (Morocco) movie "HAYAT".
2016: Composition for the Hafid Stitou (Belgium) short movie "SETH".
2015: 4 CD, movies Soundtracks by L'Harmattan (Paris).
2014: Soundtrack for the Tijani Chrigui full-length movie "Ecoute tes os".
2013: Soundtrack for the Anouar Moatassim full-length movie "A l'aube, un 19 Février".
2012: Cannes Film Festival, the "steps".
2011: Marrakech Film, "favorite".
2007: Tanger Film Festival, "Music Award".
2003: President Jacques Chirac "Young Creator".
1998: One man show "Cracheur de pierre".
1994: Henry Lemoine Publishing "Méthode Pierrot"                                          >> More details <<

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2017: Soundtrack for the Reda Ahmed El Achir short-movie "ASCENSION". Morocco.
2017: Soundtrack for the Mehdi Ayouche short-movie "FOUR". Ukraine-Morocco.
2017: Nominated at the 50th Houston Festival for Best Music (Life, Hayat).

2016: Soundtrack for the Dania Achour short-movie "LE BILLET BLEU", produce by Dania Achour.
2016: Worldfest of Otawa, Best music Award.
2016: Composition for the Raouf Sebahi (Morocco) movie "HAYAT".
2016: Composition for the Hafid Stitou (Belgium) short movie "SETH".

2015: 4 CD in October by Les Editions L 'Harmattan (Paris) including 3 movies Soundtracks
and composition for voice and orchestra, "The Scomparsa".


2014: he composes the soundtrack for the Tijani Chrigui full-length movie "Ecoute tes os".

2013: he composes the soundtrack for the Anouar Moatassim full-length movie "A l'aube, un 19 Février".

2012: during the 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, Joël Pellegrini climbs the famous "steps", armed with his official professional pass and 3 original soundtracks…

2011: he composes the soundtrack (mastered in the Ciné Citta studios, Italy) for Ahmed Boulane's « Le retour du Fils », which was scheduled as "favorite" during the Marrakech International Film Festival, 2011 edition.

2007: Joël Pellegrini composes several movie soundtracks and received the "Best Music Award" during the 9th edition of the Tanger Film Festival festival, set up by the Centre Cinématographique Marocain (Moroccan Cinema Center).

2003: he composes for ballets, dance performance and theatre. He was invited as "Young Creator" in the Élysée palace by Président Jaques Chirac, for his work on "le Bateau fantôme" with the French choreographer and dancer Nathalie Vallée.

1998: he creates "Cracheur de pierre", a son et lumière one man show for drums and percussion, co-produced by the DRAC of Basse Normandie and the Scène Nationale of Alençon-Flers.

1994: he creates the first drum school for children 4 to 10 years old and writes 2 tomes of the "méthode Pierrot" published by the renowned "Henry Lemoine Publishing".