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MIKAEL BENTZ

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Mikael Bentz is a film composer and arranger.

Born in France, it was violin lessons at age 6 that sparked his interest in classical music but by 16, he had got an electric guitar and started producing rock music.

Mikael earned a degree in Music at the University of Pau, France, specializing in electroacoustic music and music writing. In parallel, he was a founding member of Mygük , the band with which he performed at numerous concerts throughout F)rance, sharing the stage with artists such as Yann Tiersen, Serge Teyssot-Gay, Richard Hawley, Elliot Murphy, Pascal Comelade, Françoiz Breut, Laetitia Velma feat. Dominique A…and with which he recorded 5 albums unanimously applauded by the press.

Mikael’s interest in scoring films began with live performances of music he composed for silent movies : Nosferatu the Vampire and The Last laugh by FW. Murnau and more recently Las Hurdes by Luis Bunuel.

After ten years stage experience, Mikael has turned to scoring for documentaries, and films, some of which have earned awards, honing his skills by learning to work with an orchestra in Paris with Arnaud de Buchy, Gérard Torikian and Alain Bédier.