FREDERIC BERNARD is a critically-aclaimed, classically trained music composer, arranger/orchestrator and pianist, based in Germany. The emphasis of his work lies in providing outstanding quality music for television, films, video games and web-based projects.
Credits of his feature productions for major brands and broadcasters include: Sony, Intel, LG, Canon, Doritos, Sixt, AXA, Time Inc., Discovery Channel, National Geographic, or NBC Sports.
His motion pictures and TV scoring portfolio includes: “Revenge of the Mask” (Short), “Press” (BBC, Mini Series), “Babysitter’s Nightmare” (Lifetime, TV Movie),“Your Move” (Starring Luke Goss, Direct-to-DVD), or “Wedding Bells” (Hallmark Channel, TV Movie).
For further information, check out his IMDb article, which captures the majority of his past scoring-gigs and expertise in this field.
Apart from film, television and advertisements scores, Frederic is also a specialist for working and scoring in live-orchestral environments and has recorded with lush orchestras and ensembles in Budapest, Moscow and Los Angeles. Gaining his first experience with the Budapest Scoring Orchestra in 2015.
He’s also quite well-known for his piano score to “Im Garten Der Pusteblumen” (adapted from the French original “La Vallée des Moulins”), in corporation with the critically acclaimed Martina Gedeck. Further, his collaboration with Rudy Mancuso reached over 40 Mil.views.
Many scoring-, orchestration- and co-arranging gigs followed, such as for the “One Voice” Tour of K-Pop Star Cho Kyuhyun, or work on Benny Friedman’s 2019 studio release “Kulanu Nelech”.
Meanwhile his piano solo original “Underwater Wonderscapes/Swarm of Fish” (published under his pseudonym ‘PianoPassion’) gained several billions of impressions on TikTok.
He writes music for several A++ Libraries (most of them located in Los Angeles); such as “Music Junkies”, “Montage Mx”, “Score-A-Score”, and just recently joined one of the Industrie’s biggest players: “Megatrax“, by invitation of Grammy Nominee Derek Jones.
Before his professional ventures, he was classically trained at the piano from a young age on. In his juvenile years he became extremely interested in Film-, Videogame- and Classical Music, and began extensively studying scores and their magic behind. In the age of 22 he enrolled for a Bachelor‘s degree in classical music at the University of Music, Freiburg, where he studied under Prof. Eckehard Kiem (a former student of the Avantgarde composer Prof. Brian Ferneyhough), and many other music professors and luminals. Further, he received praises and positive critiques for his original music works, arrangements and orchestrations – by such industry legends as Bruce Broughton, Andrew Kinney, and Brad Marrapodi. Kindly check the testimonials below.