CHRISTOPHE GRÈZES

 

BIOGRAPHY:

 

Born near Toulouse in south of France, Christophe Grèzes began his musical studies at the age of 11. After his studies with Philippe LECOCQ at the Toulouse conservatory, he goes 2 years to Versailles with Vincent DAVID where he obtained the musical studies diplôma (DEM). Christophe has Eric Le Sage, Paul Meyer and David Walter such as chamber music teachers. He just finished his studies at the CNSMDP in Claude DELANGLE’s class with a first prize in june 2012.  Furthermore Christophe has won many nationals and internationals competitions such as Albi (France 1st prize), Nantes (France 2nd prize), Huelma (Spain, special prize Young Artist), Turin (Italy,1st prize), la FNAPEC (France 1st prize), Benidorm (Spain 1st prize).   Besides, he played with « l’Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse » directed by Georges PRETRE,  « Sao Paolo wind orchestra », the starpop orchestra and the award-winning orchestra of the Paris conservatory.  His passion for chamber music leads him to be one of the fonder members of the Morphing Quartet. With this formation, he won in 2011 the First Grand Prize of the 7th chamber music international competition in Osaka, the Selmer Prize at the Fnapec competition in Paris and the First prize at the International Chamber Music Competition of Illzach.  They played in many places all over France, Europe and Japan (Izumi Hall, Osaka; Théatre du Chatelêt, Paris, Barcelona…) and they collaborate with composers and improvisators like Vincent Lê Quang.  Christophe is also working in the Henri Selmer Company as Mouthpiece Product Manager, he is in charge of the mouthpiece offer for Henri SELMER Paris saxophones and clarinets.