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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Deirbhile Brennan


A music graduate of Trinity College Dublin and prize winner at major music festivals in Ireland and the UK, Deirbhile trained as a chartered accountant and pursued an ongoing career in business. Returning to the piano in 2009, Deirbhile won first prize at the Ile-de-France Amateur International Piano Competition, was...

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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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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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Romain Coharde


Romain Coharde began to study the piano in the Champagne region, with his teacher Monique Didier, with whom he still works regularly. During his learning years, he won several first prizes in national competitions in France. He graduated as an engineer for Météo-France, the state service for weather prediction, but...

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Nina Del Ser


Nina del Ser was born in 1996 in Sri Lanka to French and Spanish parents. She grew up in Kazakhstan and started her piano studies there, later moving to the UK. Having previously studied physics at Cambridge, Nina is now a first year PhD student in theory of condensed matter...

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Arnaud Dupont


Born in 1997, Arnaud Dupont began studying piano at 6 with Beatrice Tiquet and Tatiana Guerchovitch. He entered Rena Shereshevskaya’s class in 2009, famous professor from the Moscow Conservatory. After winning an unanimous First Prize for piano from the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatory in 2011, he was also awarded first prizes for...

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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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Matthias Fischer


Matthias Fischer from Germany got his first piano lessons from his parents. He won prizes at German youth-competitions for piano solo and duo. He studied piano in Munich but switched to medicine after one year (1994). His medical thesis was about localization of a memory in Drosophila flies. Currently he...

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Mathieu Frimat


Mathieu FRIMAT was born in 1988 in the North of France. He grew up in Nancy, in the East of France, until his baccalauréat, in 2005. After these years, he studied maths and physics, then joined the Ecole Polytechnique in 2007, a French engineering School. He began working in the...

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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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Thierry Goldwaser


French pianist Thierry Goldwaser began music studies in Paris at age 10. In 2005, Thierry receives first prize at the International Competition for Outstanding Piano Amateurs in Paris. In 2010 he also gets a special prize at the International Piano Amateur Competition in Berlin. Thierry has made recital appearances in...

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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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Julien Kurtz


Julien Kurtz started learning piano at age five and got his initial training with Catherine Silie, a former assistant of French pianist Pierre Sancan. Later on, while pursuing his studies in Humanities and Social Sciences in “Classes préparatoires BL”, and then at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Cachan to become...

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Tristan Legris


Tristan Legris began his piano studies at the Regional Conservatory of Versailles, in François Chaplin’s class, where he obtained unanimously the first prize in higher and advanced degrees. He also took advice with teachers such as Pierre Réach, Désiré N’Kaoua and Michael Wladkowski in Paris and Vladik Polionov in Marseille....

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Hannah Moatti


Hannah Moatti studied at Rueil-Malmaison Conservatoire, with Catherine Bertoix and Chantal Riou, where she obtained her Piano Excellence Prize as well as a 1st Prize in Chamber Music. Interested in accompaniment for many years, a field in which she obtained a 1st Prize in Angeline Pondepeyre's class, she often plays...

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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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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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Yannick Weiler


Born in Moselle, Yannick began his musical studies at the age of 6 and studied organ at the municipal Conservatory of Freyming-Merlebach. Self-taught pianist, he officiates as accompanist in various choirs and musical ensembles, and is accepted at age 15 in the piano class of Pascale Bastien-Regnier. He then starts...

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Eberhard Zagrosek


Eberhard Zagrosek was born into a family of musicians. He grew up in Munich and Regensburg in Bavaria in Germany. He spent seven years in a famous boy's choir, «Regensburger Domspatzen». His musical education started with piano at the age of six and was very intense until he was 18....

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