Académie Internationale d'été de NIce

Françoise CHAFFIAUD teaching masterclass at the Academy Les Concerts du Cloître à Nice Académie Internationale d'été de Nice France. Masterclasses et cours de musique.

Tradition & Excellence.  Instruments,  Composition,  Vocal.

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Françoise CHAFFIAUD - Piano  CRR Nice
English Biography: When she was eleven, she entered the CNSM de Paris. She studied with Yvonne Lefébure, Pierre Revel, Georges Dandelot, Jean Hubeau. She obtained several diplomas in sight-reading, music writing, chamber music and the piano prize. Afterwards, at the École Normale de Musique de Paris, she studied with Andre Boucourouchliev and she obtained the teaching music degree. She was taught by renowned performers such as Alfred Cortot, Yvonne Lefebure (who considered her as a disciple of hers), Fausto Zadra and Enrique Barenboïm. After having taught in a parisian conservatoire, she has been conducting chorus at the Opera de Nice. Now, while working for the CEFEDEM, she is a piano teacher at the CRR de Nice, and at several universities and conservatories in China. She is a juror in the international music competitions. Since 1991, she has been giving piano masterclasses in France (Nice, Corrèze “Festiv’Académies”, Besançon, Monaco, Switzerland, and China). She has performed in the United States, France, Monaco (Palais Garnier), Switzerland and at "Festivals" in France, Italy, Germany and China. She broadcast piano recitals, programmes for international TV and french radios. She worked with singers such as Monserrat Caballe, Katia Ricciarelli, Jose Carreras, Jose Van Dam, André Esposito, and conductors such as R. Benzi, P. Dervaux, L. Yordanof, P. Bender, E. Van de Remoortel, P. Colombo. She premiered scores from the present composers such as Sergio Calligaris and Dimitri Kristoff. At the Salle Gaveau, in Paris, she played jazz score: sonata for piano and percussions from Claude Bolling. Her Mozart, Schumann, Beethoven recording was selected by the Charles Cros Academy. Her Bach CD was selected by the Diapason and Piano magazines. The Italian contemporary composer Sergio Calligaris: "I also admired the transparency of your sound in Bach and Mozart, as well as your dramatic approach to Beethoven’s sonata". The flautist Alain Marion noticed her outstanding musical skills in music chamber. The parisian musicologist Brigitte Massin: "She plays with fluidity, she is searching for an inner feeling in the piano sound". The German magazine, the Rhein Necker Zeitung: "She expressed Mozart’s music in so fascinating a way and she made a deep impression on us". Gérard Saint-Guirons : "In a sober way, she gives priority to the piano sound; she is playing with sharp contrasts and delicacy".The British Rosalyn Turreck: "You have excellent taste and musicianship as well as very good finger technique".
 will teach at Académie Internationale d'été de Nice : from 7/28/2015 to 8/3/2015

Tradition & Excellence.  Instruments, Composition, vocal.  
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