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ABOUT ME

Passionate About Inspiring Others

Born and raised in France, I pursued extensive piano and harpsichord studies in Paris,
and continued specializing in the harpsichord under Christiane Jaccottet at the Haute École de Musique
of Geneva (Switzerland).

I have been teaching since 1984 and performing in France and in the United States.

My Education
  • 1992  Received "Certificat d'Etudes Supérieures" for Harpsichord studies (including Basso Continuo, Music History and Chamber Music) from the Haute École de Musique (HEM) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND.

  • 1989  Entered HEM for Harpsichord studies, under Harpsichordist Christiane Jaccottet.

  • 1988  Higher Diploma (degré Supérieur) for Harpsichord, from Paris National Regional Conservatory of Music (CNR), under Harpsichordist Bellina Drandarova - Paris, FRANCE.

  • 1987  Summer Harpsichord studies with world renowned Harpsichordist Kenneth Gilbert.

  • 1986  Diploma (Certificat de Fin d'Études) for Piano, from CNR - Paris, FRANCE.

  • 1984  French Baccalaureate F11 (Music, Piano) - Paris, FRANCE.

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My Experience
  • 2007-Present  Piano and Harpsichord Teacher
               - Private customized Piano / Harpsichord Instruction

  • 1999-2007 The Georgia Academy of Music - Atlanta, Georgia
               - Senior Faculty (Piano – Harpsichord)
    Key responsibilities: professional instruction, all ages and levels; solfège, rhythm, ear training, technique, interpretation and music history.
               - "Beyond the Call of Duty" Award, by the Georgia Academy of Music (2003, 2006).

  • 2006  Performing Harpsichordist with the Ritornello Baroque Ensemble (Jody Miller and Jonathan DeLoach, Recorders and Susan Patterson, Viola Da Gamba).

  • 2003  Pianist
               - Chamber music with world renowned double bassist Yoan Goïlav.

  • 1998-1999 Indian Hill Music Center - Littleton, Massachusetts
               - Faculty (Piano – Harpsichord)
    Key responsibilities: private lessons, theory and notation, recital planning.

  • 1997-1998 Gilberte Lecompte School of Music - Fontainebleau, FRANCE
               - Piano and Theory Instructor
    Key responsibilities: didactic instruction (theory), individual lessons.

  • 1994  Harpsichordist
               - Baroque concerts throughout metropolitan Paris.

  • References Available upon request.