MUSICIANS FORMING THE ENSEMBLE
Francoise Kubler / soprano
After meeting Cathy Berberian and Dorothy Dorow, Françoise Kubler has dedicated a great part of her artistic activity to contemporary repertoire and the creation of new music.
In 1981 she founded the Ensemble Accroche Note with Armand Angster.
She has premiered works by Franco Donatoni, Pascal Dusapin, François-Bernard Mâche, Georges Aperghis, Philipppe Manoury, Marc Monnet, Richard Barrett as well as singing repoertoire by Luciano Bério, Maurice Ohana, Györgi Ligeti, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky. She has also worked as a soloist with the Ensemble InterContemporain, the Radio France Philarmonic Orchestra and the The English Nothern Philarmonia.
Françoise Kubler has also studied jazz interpretation.
Armand Angster / clarinets
Armand Angster plays jazz and improvised music in mixed written/improvised projects such as Piccolo Canto, Carmen De Vinci, Le Cri du Narcisse. He also teaches clarinet and chamber music at the Strasbourg conservatoire and in courses and masterclasses.
Anne-Cécile Cuniot / flute
Flûte solo de l’Orchestre de Chambre Pélléas, co-soliste de l’Orchestre Colonne, flûtiste des ensembles Zellig, Calliopée, TM+ et Musica Nigella.
En plus de son activité d’orchestre dans de nombreuses structures (Orchestre national d’Ile de France, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France…) et d’ensembles (EIC, Musique Oblique…) elle fait de nombreux récitals de musique de chambre et en soliste dans divers festivals en France et à l’étranger (“Présences” de Radio-France, “Automne en Normandie”, de La Meije, “Pablo Casals” à Prades, festival “Ultima” à Oslo, Cal Performance à Berkeley aux USA…).
Sandrine François / flute
Having received the Lavoisier grant Sandrine spent a year at the Oberlin Conservatory where she obtained an Artist Diploma. She was also winner of the Bucharest International Flute Competition and semi-finalist at the Rampal competition.
Passionate about chamber music, Sandrine plays regularly with renowned musicians and groups such as Pedro Ibanez, Frédéric Macarez and the ensemble Accroche Note and has also played as a soloist with orchestras.
Much sought after as a teacher, Sandrine has given master classes throughout the world in China, Poland, the Czech Republic, the USA, Sardinia and England. Since 2005 she also organises the international flute course Flutissimo.
Thomas Gautier / violin
De 2000 à 2002, Thomas intègre le CNSMD de Lyon avec Boris Garlitsky puis obtient au cours de l’année 2004 un premier prix de violon mention très bien à l’unanimité, dans la classe de Christophe Poiget et Nicolas Gourbeix.
Avec le Quatuor Leonis, il est lauréat de plusieurs concours internationaux dont le Concours International de Genève 2006, le Concours International du Forum de Normandie 2005 et le Concours Européen de musique de chambre de Paris 2005.
Dès lors, il est invité à l’étranger : International Chamber Music Festival de Trondheim (Norvège), Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (Etats-Unis), Tokyo, Encuentro Musical de Santander (Espagne), Festival d’Orlando (Pays-Bas), Festival Archipel de Genève, Centre Culturel de Belgrade, festival international de Linari en Toscane… mais aussi sur les plus grandes scènes françaises : le Festival Berlioz de la Côte Saint-André, Festival de l’Epau, le Théâtre du Châtelet, salle Pleyel, le Festival Européen Jeunes Talents de Paris, l’Arsenal de Metz…
En juin 2007 Thomas Gautier débute une riche collaboration avec Jean- François Zygel et participe ainsi à son émission « La boîte à musique » sur France 2, à « La leçon de musique » au Théâtre du Châtelet et à la mairie du 20e ainsi qu’ au « Cabaret classique » sur France Musiques.
En 2011, il obtient le CA de violon et enseigne au CRR de Strasbourg. Egalemenent membre de l’ensemble Accroche Note, il explore le répertoire contemporain et se produit au festival Manifeste de l’IRCAM, à Musica..
Depuis 2013, il occupe le poste de co-soliste à l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg.
Nathanaëlle Marie / violin
She has worked with Philippe Hirschhorn, Wiktor Liberman, Boris Belkin and was winner of the Evian International Competition.
Passionate about chamber music, Marie-Pierre Vendôme has expanded her repertoire working with Sandor Vegh and the Amadeus, Berg and Lasalle Quartets and performs regularly with various groups. She is also frequently invited as soloist with chamber and symphony orchestras.
Marie-Pierre Vendôme dedicates part of her professional activity to teaching: She currently teaches at the Angers Conservatoire as well as various summer courses.
Vincent Roth / viola
Vincent Roth teaches at the Metz Conservatoire. He plays regularly as a chamber musician with the ensembles In extremis and Accroche Note in Strasbourg.
Laurent Camatte / viola
Laurent Camette won the International Viola Competition of Epernay in 1996, the Jean Françaix competition in 1998 as well as the Edmund Pendleton Prize in 2003.
Christophe Beau / cello
In 1993 Christophe Beau was selected by the European Mozart Fondation to participate in chamber music masterclasses in Prague with Sandor Vegh, Maurice Bourgue, Charles Rosen and Boris Pergamenschikov
As a member Of the ensemble des Virtuoses de France, ensemble Ricercata de Paris, as well as the Ravel Quartet, Christophe Beau plays regularly in International Festivals.
Jean-Daniel Hégé / double bass
With the ensemble Accroche Note he premiered Claude Lenners’ “Gruppenbild mit Dame” and “Kammermusik” by Hans Werner Henze. He also plays in the improvised music group “Le Cri du Narcisse”
Jean-Daniel Hégé currently teaches classical and jazz double bass at the Strasbourg Consevatoire.
Wilhem Latchoumia / piano
Began piano with Rose Marie Cabestany, then entered the C.N.R of Lyon where he studied with Anne Marie Lamy. He left with the gold medal and the felicitations of the jury. He joined the C.N.S.M.D of Lyon where he studied with E. Heidsieck, D.Renault-Fasquelle and G. Moutier and obtained the prize with more congratulations from the jury.
Continuing his training with G.Moutier always seeking perfection. Elsewhere he took a university course and obtained his Licence of Musicology at the “Lumière” University Lyon 2. He has his DE and C.A of piano and is a specialist of contemporary music at the teaching centre of C.E.F.E.D.E.M in the Rhône-Alpes. In 2004 he was Lauréat of the HP Foundation and took 2nd prize in the Xavier Montsalvatge competition in Girona – Spain. In 2006 he gained 1st prize “Blanche Selva” at the International Piano XXth Century Competition of Orléans as well as 5 other prizes (Prix Spedidam,Hiachi,Beaux-Arts,Caisse de Dépots et Consignations and a prize to record a c.d).
He performs all over France as well as abroad. Salle Cortot-Musée D’Orsay-Invalides-Cité de la Musique (Paris)-Festival La Roque d’Anthéron-L’Emperi-Piano en Vallois-Besançon-Whynote (Dijon)-“Retour au Pays Natal” en Martinique-Gubbio (Italy)-Festival Encuentros (Argentina)-Mannes College (New York) also tours of Lebanon – South America –Estonia-Lithuania-Poland-China…The first performance of the Piano Concerto by Unsuk Chin in France with the National Orchestra of Lille under the direction of Jean Deroyer.
Latchoumia crédit Antony Arquier
Elodie Adler/ harp
She won the International Competition “Arpista Ludovico” (Spain), the International Competition of Spotorno (Italy) and the International Competition Victor Salvi (Tours) as well as the Fundation Cziffra, of UFAM and SACEM.
She is interested in chamber music repertoire forming many groups. Since 2001, she has been a harp player at the ensemble Accroche Note with whom she has taken part in many projects (Festival Why Note, Festival Acanthes, Festival Musica, Festival Tachkent, …).
Since 2004, she has been a harp teacher in CNR in Toulon.
Emmanuel Séjourné / percussion
Emmanuel Séjourné performs with different orchestras such as the Luxemberg Philharmonic with whom he premiered the concerto for marimba and orchestra by Camille Kerger. In 1996 he premiered Séanceby James Wood for soprano midi-vibraphone and the New London Chamber Choir. The use of the midi-vibraphone has opened up even more the musical possibilites for Emmanuel Séjourné.
Alone or with the ensemble AccrocheNote Emmanuel Séjourné has participated in many festivals around the world for example Zurich, Archipel Genève, Ars Musica, Musica Strasbourg, Huddersfield, Ultima Oslo, Biennale Zagreb, Biennale Venise. His performances have been broadcasted by Radio France, the BBC, WDR, RTA and Norwegian Radio. He has also recorded for Montaigne, Accord, Una Corda, Musifrance Erato as well the jazz lable MFP Berlin. He next CD with be released by Biber Records and will include “Electric Counterpoint for mallets” by Steve Reich.