Alexandre Faure

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Born in 1977 in Metz, Alexandre Faure began learning the trombone at Harmonie de Woippy, then continued his musical studies at the CRR – National Conservatory of Metz Region in Gilles Senon’s trombone class.
In 1993, at the age of 16, he joined the CNSMD – Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon in the class of Michel Becquet and Alain Manfrin, thus becoming one of the youngest students having entered this class. He obtained the National Diploma of Higher Studies of Music with honors and unanimous congratulations from the jury CNSMD Lyon.
In June 1998, he also won the Antoine Courtois special prize.

He is been invited to participate in numerous concerts with the French Youth Orchestra directed by Marek Janowsky, with the Youth Orchestra of the European Community directed by Sir Colin Davis, with the Orchestra of the Musicales d’Evian conducted by Mistlav Rostropovich. He has also been selected to participate in the Academy of the Schleswig-Holstein Orchestra.
Alexandre Faure is a laureate of numerous international competitions: he won the 3rd Prize at the Toulon International Trombone Competition in 2001, the 3rd Prize at the Grenchen International Trombone Competition in 2002, the 3rd Prize at the Guebwiller International Brass Ensemble Competition in 2001 and the 3rd Prize at the Passau International Brass Ensemble Competition in 1999 with his quartet of trombones “Kimoïz”

Alexandre Faure is invited to perform in the following orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Münchner Philharmoniker, the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, the Orchester der Opern Zürich, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, the Orchester de Paris, the Radio-France Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchester National de France, the Orchester National de Lyon, the Orchester de l’Opéra National de Lyon, the Orchester National de Lorraine, the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Euskadiko Orkestra.

He recorded with Michel Becquet and the trombone-tuba ensemble Octogone as well as the Trombone Quartet “Kimoïz” at Octavia Records Inc. in 2005 and 2007.

Since 1998, Alexandre Faure has been Trombone Solo of the Orchester de la Suisse Romande and since 2008 he is professor of orchestral Excerpts trombone-tuba at the Haute Ecole de Musique – University of Music of Geneva.