He is a French
violist who took his musical studies at the Paris Conservatoire where he
graduated with a Leon Pascal first prize.
to Indiana University in the United States and became a performance certificate recipient
as a student of William Primrose.
positions in several French and American Orchestras, he has performed with the
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Paris
Opera Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Via Nova String
Quartet. In the early to mid
1970s he held the post of Assistant Principal Viola with the National
Orchestra of France.
In 1977 he
became a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and has since gone on to
perform as a soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra, Collegium
Musicum and the Orchestra de la Suisse Romande.
Taking part in
music competitions he has won a medal “with distinction” at the
Geneva International Viola Competition.
No stranger to
the recording studio, his work can be heard on America, American
Visions, The Celtic Album, Chris Botti In Boston,
Pops and My Favorite
Things: A Richard Rodgers Celebration by the Boston Pops Orchestra.