Violinist / Conductor
Captivating audiences with his performances, his charisma and his amazing virtuosity, Frédéric Moreau is regularly invited to many festivals, in prestigious concert halls around the world and has become one of the most prolific French artists of his generation with over one hundred concerts as soloist each year.
Frédéric Moreau is a laureate of numerous international competitions and started his solo career at the age of eighteen. He is a first prize winner of violin and chamber music, and is a “3ème cycle" graduate of the most selective soloist programme at the French National Conservatory of Music in Paris (Master and PhD). He has studied violin with masters such as Jean Fournier, Michèle Auclair, Régis Pasquier, Tibor Varga, Yehudi Menuhin...
He is musical director and soloist of the prestigious chamber orchestra "Les Violons de France" for whom he has arranged numerous works placing the virtuoso violin centre stage. With his eclectic tastes, Frédéric Moreau has approached all styles of music and brings to life the violin repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary. In addition, he is a fervent promotor of the music of the most charismatic virtuoso violinist of all time: Niccolò Paganini, whose magic he loves reproduce for the public. Frédéric Moreau is also passionate about chamber music and is a member of the Perpetuo Duo, the Solstice Trio and the Goldoni Quartet. He has played with partners such as Nicholas Angelich, Francois Leleux, Roland Pidoux... His teaching expertise and passion for music are demonstrated by the master-classes he holds around the world.
Frédéric Moreau regularly tours in France, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, Ukraine... and performs as soloist with numerous orchestras including the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Kiev National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Ile de France Philharmonic Orchestra...
He has made numerous recordings, including: Beethoven's violin concerto with the Munich Symphony Orchestra; a disc entitled "Hommage à l'Europe" which was nominated for best classical music recording at the "Victoires de la Musique" in 2000; a "Virtuosity" disc (including works by Paganini, Sarasate, Bazzini, Saint-Saëns...); a disc of Vivaldi's Four Seasons; a violin & harp disc (Duo Perpetuo) with Béatrice Guillermin; a DVD with the "Solstice Trio" (Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov).
Frédéric Moreau has the privilege of playing a 1749 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin.
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Jocelyn was graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University in Violin Performance and pedagogy, under the tutelage of Mr. Andrea Zanchetta. During her time at the University, she actively involved in ensembles and orchestras. After that, she went abroad for further education. She studied master’s degree in Music Education at University College London (UCL) to pursue her career as a music educator. She started teaching violin during undergraduate. She has sufficient experiences of violin teaching individually and also in different schools including Mary of Providence primary school, Tin Shui Wai Chan Chun Ha Kindergarten, Lok Sin Tong Leung Kau Kui primary school, Madam Lau Kam Lung Secondary School of MFBM and Christian Alliance H.C. primary school.
Started learning piano at the age of 7 and violin at the age of 8, Jocelyn received intensive trainings in sight-reading, performance and musicianship. She is actively joining some public performances with different orchestras including SAO Six Arts Orchestra, Opera Hong Kong, Gustav Mahler Orchestra, which given her opportunities and unique experiences to perform on stage.
She is currently working as a violin tutor, she has conducted classes in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools. While she teaches musical knowledge and instrument skills to students of different caliber and background, more importantly she inspires in them positive thinking and perception about themselves. She finds the interest in music education that she believes she can make a contribution in changing people’s mind and life through music.