Jordan Gudefin (b. 26 September 1988, Saint-Rémy, France) is a French composer and conductor.
Gudefin is a percussionist by training, but his compositional skills have been recognized since 2007. He also studied orchestral conducting under Philippe Cambreling in Chalon for two years, before joining the Class Rut Schereiner in Reims and the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris.
During the 2016/2017 season, he was appointed assistant conductor of the Orchester Français des Jeunes, thereby becoming assistant to David Zinman, Dennis Russell Davies and Fabien Gabel. He is co-musical director of the ensemble La Cordée founded in 2016 and musical director of the Ensemble à Vents Français. Finally, Gudefin was selected from among the twenty candidates for the prestigious international Donatella Flick & LSO competition.
In addition to his activity as a conductor, Jordan Gudefin composes for a wide variety of training courses. He has the opportunity to work with Branford Marsalis, Claude Delangle, Frederic Mellardi, Sebastien Giot, and the Republican Guard Orchestra. In 2016, he won the Banque Populaire Foundation prize in the composer category.
Works for Winds
- Double Concerto for marimba solo, vibes solo (as arranger) (2017)
- Pour de Temps de Paix (2015)
- Scherzo Furioso (2015)