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Bernard Joseph Yannotta, musician. Martha Baird Rockefeller grantee, 1980; Fulbright Foundation grantee, 1974-1976. Member AIDES, Paris, since 1996; board directors New Jersey Youth Symphony, 1979-1981.


Yannotta, Bernard Joseph was born on April 17, 1948 in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Son of Bernard and Josephine (Damiano) Yannotta.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1970. Master of Science, The Juilliard School, New York City, 1971. Diplôme, Conservatoire de Rouen, Ronen, France, 1974.

Mobile Marketing Association, Yale University, 1979.


Clarinetist Nielsen Woodwin Quintet, Paris, 1974-1980, New American Music Ensemble, Paris, 1975-1980. Assistant conductor New Jersey Youth Symphony, 1980-1992. Conductor The Mannes College Orchestra, New York City, 1981-1987.

Artistic director Festival des Arcs, Paris, since 1989. Museum director national tour of opera: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, 1996-1998, Trouble in Tahiti, since 1998. Museum consultant Maison de la culture de Chambery, France, since 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Arranger (opera) Trouble in Tahiti, 1998. Composer: (musical comedy) Les Enfants Gatés, 1997-1998, (play) The Life of Galileo, since 1999, (theatre) Phaedre, Luna Park, Josephine, since 1996.


Member AIDES, Paris, since 1996. Board directors New Jersey Youth Symphony, 1979-1981.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, bridge.


Bernard Yannotta

Josephine (Damiano) Yannotta