Sophie Angot


Sophie Angot began studying the piano at the age of eight, at the National School of Music of Le Mans and continued with Jean-Marc Bouché, at the Conservatory of Caen, and Carine Zarifian, at the Conservatory of Paris XIII e . In 2004, she received her degree (Diplôme d’Etudes Musicales)...

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Xavier Aymonod


Xavier Aymonod studied piano at Aix-en-Provence conservatory and obtained unanimously a gold medal. He was laureate of international piano competition for outstanding amateurs in Paris from 1998 to 2000, and won 15th international piano competition for outstanding amateurs of Ecole Polytechnique. He was also semi-finalist of international piano competition for...

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Felicia Cheng


Felicia started playing the piano at the age of 5 in Taiwan. Her teachers include Prof. John Vaughan (Taipei), Prof. Mikhail Kazakevich (London), and Prof. Christopher Oakden (Hannover). She was a finalist in the International Competition for Outstanding Piano Amateurs in Paris (2008) and the 2nd prize winner of Claviarium...

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Michael Cheung


Born with a condition on the left hand, Michael was prescribed the piano by a hand surgeon as a physiotherapy starting age 4. He displayed a growing interest in the piano and trained under private tutors and in masterclasses in North America, Europe and Asia. The piano took a hiatus...

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Florian Chevallier


A graduate of the ingenior school Centrale Paris, Florian Chevallier is working in the energy sector as marketing director in ENGIE. As a passionate young musician, Florian Chevallier studied in the Conservatoire national de région in Lyon, where he graduated at the age of 12. In 1998, as a student...

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Mikhail Dubov


Mikhail Dubov graduated from Université Paris-Est in 2016 and is currently working in London as a data scientist. Being an award winner of the prestigious International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in Paris (2014, 3d prize & Press award), he is very active as an amateur pianist. His repertoire ranges...

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Olivier Dupont


Olivier Dupont is a financial engineer. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in 2010, and then started working for the HSBC bank as a financial analyst. He also studied piano at the Tourcoing conservatory, where he received his first Prize in piano performance and Chamber music....

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Ye Feng


Ye Feng was born in Shanghai on 24th of Dec, 1979 and started learning piano since he was 6. He has never studied in any conservatory or music school. He now works in the home theater equipments business. A boring guy who knows nothing but classical & Jazz music, movies,...

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Mark Fuller


Mark Fuller began studying piano when he was six years old. Although soon hailed as a “major talent,” he ultimately chose to pursue degrees in economics and law in lieu of a full-time career in music. He later returned to the piano, studying with Robert Hamilton and attending summer festivals...

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Johannes Gaechter


Johannes Gaechter - pianist and computer-scientist, living in Germany near Stuttgart, was born in Alsace (France). His father, Michel Gaechter is a pianist and teaches piano at the conservatory in Strasbourg and his mother is a piano-teacher as well. Johannes learned to play piano at the age of four -...

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Jay Gottlieb


The NEW YORK TIMES has hailed Jay Gottlieb's "adventurous brilliance" and described his playing as "beautifully colored and technically formidable". Pierre Boulez has said of him: "extremely interesting, he gives evidence of a sure originality and the best qualities in the domain of execution." Born in New York, Gottlieb studied...

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Caroline Kirchhoff


Caroline Kirchhoff started playing piano at the age of five. She studied with Klaus Hellwig in Essen, with Volker Banfield in Hamburg and with Leonard Shure in Boston. After her Konzertexamen she taught piano at the Hochschule für Musik in Hamburg. Additional to her musical career, she studied business economics....

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Olivier Korber


Olivier Korber doubles as concert pianist and economist. His first album Double Jeu released in February 2018 with 1001 Notes has been awarded by the musical press (Diapason and Pizzicato magazines, 4 and 5 stars respectively). After graduating from the CNR of Paris in Billy Eidi’s class in 2003, Olivier...

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Julien Kurtz


Julien Kurtz started the piano at 5 and got his initial training from Catherine Silie, a former assistant of French pianist Pierre Sancan. Later on, he studied in the Marseille conservatory, then in the Cachan Music school, where he got his piano degree in 2002. He is currently studying with...

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Vincent Letourmy


Vincent Letourmy was born in 1970 in Paris. He studied Mathematics on Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris, and Signal processing in a Telecom Engineering School near Paris. After holding different Engineering and program management positions in the electronic industry, he has been working as Export Program Manager in...

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Julien Lombardo


Born in Toulouse in 1980, Julien Lombardo started playing the piano at the age of 6. His meeting with his teacher Jean-Claude Oleon in Bastia revealed soon his passion for classical music and the instrument. Julien then studied at the Conservatory of Marseille in the class of Erik Berchot and...

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Brice Martin


Brice Martin was born in 1981 and began studying piano at the age of five. He gave his first concert at the age of 14 and was simultaneously admitted in the Nîmes Conservatory in the class of Catherine Silie, a former student of Yves Nat and Pierre Sancan. In 1999,...

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Bruno Ory-Lavollée


Bruno Ory-Lavollée was born in Paris in 1959. He loves the city and lives on the hill of Montmartre, near the Basilica of the Sacré Coeur. He is a high-ranking civil servant and has worked at the revenue court, the Cour des comptes, and also in the cultural sector: notably,...

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Kensuke Ota


Kensuke Ota began playing piano at the age of 6 and gave his first public recital when he was 14. His awards include: 3rd prize in the amateur division of the Osaka International Music Competition in 2006; 1st prize in the Japanese National Piano Competition «PTNA Grandmuse» in 2007; and...

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Thomas Prat


Thomas Prat graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris in 2009, a French engineering school. He’s working in insurance area as a modeling actuary specialized in financial risk and life insurance. He started piano at 6. In parallel with his engineering studies he studied with Jean Marie Cottet at Conservatoire National de...

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Cédric Rainaud


Cédric Rainaud works as an Airline Pilot. He flies wide-body aircraft on the Air France long-haul network. In addition, he regularly takes part in numerous musical projects. Last November, he played in a festival hosted in a small bucolic village near the French city of Lyon. He performed a piano...

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Léa Relkin


Lea Relkin studied piano from the age of eight with a teacher from the Marguerite-Long Academy until obtaining a first prize at the Claude Kahn competition, Superior level, in 2002. In parallel , Lea joined the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées in Paris and obtained her engineering degree in...

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Geoffroy Vauthier


Geoffroy Vauthier was awarded the First prize of the International Competition for Outstanding Piano Amateurs in Paris in 1996 by all three juries (professional pianists, press and public). He took his third cycle diploma in Victoria Melki's class, then went on studying with Denyse Rivière and Jean-Marc Luisada ; he...

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