My CV 


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A rtistic Director/Conductor of the World Harmony Orchestra

B achelor of Music at the Royal College of Music (July 2012/First class)

C ellist who began age 5 and studied in Music Conservatoires in France


D iplomas: ‘Musical Studies’ (Rouen 2003); ‘Perfectionnement’, ‘Excellence’ (Rueil-Malmaison 2006); ’Orchestral Musician’ (Paris Regional Conservatoire 2008)  


E clectic musician: classical (freelance cellist), pop (Diversion cello sextet), rock (The 286), jazz/french (ArchiPol), folk, multi-genres (Mozartini Duo)  

F acilitator currently leading community choirs and vocal coaching at the Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants and Core Arts (mental health charity)


G oldsmiths College: Masters in Participatory and Community Arts (September 2013), Distinction for dissertation    

H earth: socio-musical project founded in 2013 involving different communities in music-making through collaborative compositions   

I n Harmony Lower Strings Specialist for 'Sistema England' in Robin Hood Primary School, Nottingham in 2014/2015


J unior Artist in Residence at Ark Schools: Strings specialist since 2013, tutoring young people from underprivileged areas of London    

K nowledge: studies include Music Theory, Aural, Analysis, Historical and Stylistic Studies, Professional Skills and Composition  


L eadership: studied conducting at the Royal College of Music in the class of Natalia Luis-Bassa (2010-2012) and founded the World Harmony Orchestra in 2016  


M aster-classes with cellists Helene Dautry, Julian Lloyd-Webber, Johannes Goritzki and Raphael Wallfisch    

N ormandie: French region of birth and musical discovery


O rchestra: awarded a place on the only course in France for professional orchestral musicians and currently a freelance orchestral cellist in London    

P iano: studied at Rouen Music Conservatoire and now leads choirs from the piano


Q uality: aims to achieve great results whatever the context is    

R efugee Choir: leads the choir at the Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants


ocial musician: empowering people through music (see more here)

T eacher: taught for Nottingham and Tower Hamlets Music Services, Fecamp and Dieppe music conservatoires and now gives private cello/piano tuition 

U seful: using music as a therapy, sharing experience and skills with everyone

V enues of performances include: Salle Pleyel (Paris), Cadogan Hall, Royal Festival Hall, St John’s Smith Square, Steiner Theatre, Jazz Café and the British Museum 

W rites songs and compositions about important social issues for the Refugee Choir and World Harmony Orchestra 

X ylophone: owns a collection of percussion instruments, incorporates them into performances and has a strong interest in world music

Y outh: experienced leader working with children and young people

Z en: calm, patient, diplomatic, self-critical and lucid


Photo: Bernard Carré

Photo: Ollie Smallwood