Nerys holds an MA (Master of Arts) from Oxford University and studied Composition and Orchestration for Film & Television at Berklee College of Music, Boston where she was awarded a Music Scholarship. At Berklee, she had the privilege of studying under Neil Diercks, Tom Hojnacki, Kari Juusella, Jayce Varden, Gabriele Vanoni and Mark Cross. Along with composing, Nerys regularly performs in concert. She composes and arranges for several ensembles who perform in Europe.
Since her earliest years, Nerys Grivolas has been composing and music storytelling. Multi-Instrumentalist, Nerys started playing the Piano at a very early age, followed by the Flute, Celtic Harp, Pedal Harp and Voice Training. Music Scholar, she grew up surrounded by music, spending hours every day composing, arranging, giving solo piano recitals, playing in orchestras, chamber groups and singing in choirs. From an early age she won several prestigious piano prizes, performing regularly in London as both a solo artist and as part of a piano trio.
Her most recent projects include scoring the music for documentaries, writing the soundtrack for an adventure film and scoring the soundtrack for the film “The Smugglers of Mousehole” a Kyle Richardson Film, with the Screenplay by Ian Gower, originally written by Alan Sanders-Clarke. Set in the beautiful Cornish fishing village of Mousehole, it tells a tale that seamlessly weaves its way from the modern day to the smuggling days of old. The Soundtrack was recorded at Gareth Young’s Cube Recording Studios, check out the Soundtrack here. She currently works as a Film Composer, Composer for TV shows, Radio and Web Ads, along with YouTube shows. She also works as a Songwriter and Orchestrator.
Nerys Grivolas is a member of PRS for Music, SCL The Society of Composers and Lyricists - California, The Guild of International Songwriters & Composers, IAWM, the Screen Composers Guild of Canada and The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors (BASCA), Ivors Academy.