International Youth Symphony Orchestra
Summer Academy - 13-17 years old



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From 5th to 15th August 2018 - Rates: 700 euros

Les professeurs de musiqueDirected by Jean-Jo Roux (conducting) and Emmanuel André (strings) CO-animators of more than 25 music courses with a symphonic orchestra made up of 85 young musicians

Who is this course addressed to?

All young musicians from around the world, aged 13 to 17, possessing a high instrumental level – equivalent to a minimum of the second cycle of conservatory studies.
All orchestral instruments are welcome:

  • Strings (violin, viola, cello and double bass)
  • Woodwinds (flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon)
  • Brass (trumpet, French horn, trombone and tuba)
  • Percussion

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Goals of the course

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  • Orchestral work:
    • Promote collective listening: themes, nuances, rhythms.
    • Initiation to the interpretation, style and musical performance of proposed works.
    • Managing personal energy and concentration through promoting the pleasure of playing music collectively!
  • Instrumental work (individual and in ensembles):
    • Perfecting playing technique by families of instruments (phrasing, fingering, bowing, reading scores, sight reading, etc.)
  • International music encounter:stage d'orchestre symphonique
    • Practicing and playing together, with young musicians from various backgrounds, sharing the same passion in a friendly, multicultural environment. Preparing a variety of end-of-course concerts together, to be held in Monaco or Cap d'Ail, and at the Amphithéâtre Jean Cocteau du Centre Méditerranéen.


Summer 2018 music staff

Orchestra work is provided by professionals from the best French symphonic education.

Jean-Jo Roux

Jean-Jo RouxRegistered music teacher
Conductor and composer
Officer decorated for services to education in France
Musical director of the Scènefonia Orchestra
Chevalier des Arts et Lettres

He created the Symphonic Orchestra at the Lycée David d’Anger in 1983 (65 youths aged between 11 and 18 years)
This orchestra has performed in Houston, New York, Boston, Dallas, New Orleans, Vienna, Copenhagen, Prague, Montreal, Berlin, Cracovia, Shanghai, Peking, Bamako, Budapest… Having toured China twice (1998 and 2004) JJ Roux was invited to conduct a chinese youth Orchestra and  to put on two concerts in August 2006 in Suzhou near Shanghai.

He is the musical director of Scènefonia, a symphony orchestra from Angers.
Some of his latest creations:
- TH SKÉMYA, for choir and orchestra
- LES AMANTS DE GALERNE (The Lovers of Galerne), opera (2016).

Emmanuel  Andre

Emmanuel AndreViolinist

After studying music at the National Music Academy in the Region of Angers, then of St. Maur (awarded the Gold Medal following an unanimous vote), Emmanuel André got a scholarship at the National Superior Music Academy in Paris. Subsequently, he went on to obtain first prize for the violin voted for unanimously at the CNSM in Lyon and be became a member of of the Radio-France Philharmonic Orchestra in 1994.

He has taken part in the master classes of J-J Kantorow, the Ravel Quartet and more recently he has worked with P. Oundjan, a member of the Tokyo Quartet. Furthermore, Emmanuel André has the job of passing his experience on to the youngest of musicians : it is for this reason that he regularly has a hand in the “Young Public“ activities of the Philharmonic Orchestra and for 25 years, he has led an orchestra workshop for young people.
He teaches violin at the Conservatoire d'Asnières-sur-Seine, near Paris.


Emmanuel Cadet

Emmanuel CadetCellist

He was a member of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra. Former solo cello of the Pays de Gex orchestra. Cello Award from the Chalon sur Saône conservatoire in 2008. Qualified as a cello teacher at CEFEDEM in Nantes in 2010. Attended master classes with the Debussy Quartet, the Enesco quartet, Roland Pidoux, and more. He teaches cello in the Centre Mauges Music School, the Chemillé School of Music and the Loire et Coteaux Music School. He has been conducting the Mauges Symphony Orchestra for 4 years as well as the string orchestras of the Music Schools where he teaches cello. He is a member of the Quatuor de l'Atelier. He trained in composition at the Cholet conservatoire. One of his compositions has been performed by the Mélusine Trio.


Charlotte Bletton

Charlotte BlettonFlute

Charlotte Bletton obtained her Diploma of Higher Education from the Montreal 'Conservatoire de Musique' (Music Academy) in 2004, then in 2009, she unanimously won the flute, piccolo and chamber music prize from the Paris 'Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique' (National Higher Music Academy), with commendations from the jury. She won the 'rising star 2010' prize awarded by Sir James Galway. In 2011, she won first prize at the Bucharest International Flute Competition in Romania and is the laureate for the Maxence Larrieu International Flute Competition. These Competitions enabled her to play K.Penderecki's Concerto with the Cannes Orchestra under the supervision of Phillippe Bender.

In 2014, she won third prize at the 41st Les Arcs Festival. She is frequently invited to play with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Radio-France Philharmonic Orchestra and the Toulouse Capitol National Orchestra with conductors such as Valegy Gergiev, Yannick Nezet Séguin and Tugan Sokhiev. She is also an active chamber musician since being part of the Néodyme and Hegoa Quintets and is often present at the Concerts de Poches Charlotte now teaches flute at the 7th arrondissement Music Academy in Paris.

Baba-Dath Harumi

Maxime DuhemTuba
Tuba, euphonium teacher, at CRR of Montpellier
Tuba, euphonium teacher, at CRR of Perpignan
Tuba teacher at Conservatoire of Perpignan
Studies : Tuba at CNSMD of Lyon
Studies : Music Performance Tuba in 昭和音楽大学
She studied at 共立女子第二高等学校
She studied at 共立女子第二中学校

Julien Pontoire

Julien PontoireDirector

Julien began his musical studies at the Ecole Nationale De Musique (National School of Music) in Bourges followed by a course in orchestra conducting. A musician in the Clisson philharmonic orchestra (44) under the direction of Maxime Niel, he is currently a percussionist in Scènefonia Orchestra (Angers) under the direction of Jean-Jo Roux.

He is a music teacher and teaches drums, piano and solfège in different departments of Loire Atlantique and Maine et Loire. He also conducts several harmony orchestras. He is responsible for conducting the orchestra of the Academy trainees and assisting the percussionists and pianists.


Anne-Laurence Penchaud

Maxime DuhemAnne-Laurence Penchaud is a lecturer in sociology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Angers, where she is responsible for teaching duties.


Clarinettist and percussionist, she has been a musician in several harmony orchestras in the Aquitaine region and is currently a percussionist in the Scènefonia orchestra of Angers.




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