Bernie Walasavage

Bernie Walasavage


Bernie Walasavage (b. 1989, Pottsville, Pennsylvania) is a Kalamazoo-based composer & artist.  He studied at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (B.M., 2012) and Western Michigan University (M.M., 2015).  Bernie’s music has been performed around the USA and EU since 2014, having worked with artists and ensembles such as: The Russell Brown Quintet (Michigan), cellist Jordan Hamilton (Michigan), saxophonists Megan Gullone and Joe Murphy (Pennsylvania), Duo Artina (Croatia), Quartetto Indaco

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  • Firmament no. 1


  • Winning submission to the 2020 International Scoring Competition organized by The Indie Gathering (Cleveland, OH). Ranked 6th out of 12 internationally from about 200-some submissions.


  • String Quartet no. 2 (2016) live recording by Quartetto Indaco - Pavia, Italy [August 2016]

  • Oiseaux (2019) for flute and accordion, live recording by Duo Artina - Zagreb, Croatia [November 2020]

  • The Fanfare for What Came After (2020) for orchestra, MIDI rendering.

  • Karneval Funhaus (2020) electronic fixed media, created for the Young Composers\' Community of which I am a Senior Member, est. 2020, Munich, Germany.