Jeanne Maisonhaute

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Jeanne Maisonhaute received her first cello lessons at the age of six at the Rueil-Malmaison National Conservatory in the class of Elisabeth Ley-Chenivesse. She continued her studies with Philippe Bary at the « Paul Dukas » Conservatory in Paris. In 2000, she received the Gold Medal of the City of Paris. After a decisive encounter with Marie Hallynck, she went to study in her class at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and obtained her diploma with top Honors in June 2005. Admitted into Raphaël Wallfisch's class at the Hoschchule Musik und Theater in Zürich, she obtained her soloist's diploma in June 2007. In 1999, she was awarded the 1st Prize in the "Kingdom of Music of Radio France » competition. In 2000, she received the 1st Prize in the International Competition of Woluwe St-Pierre ; in 2005 the Fely Wasel Prize at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, and in 2006 the "Most Promising Participant" in the International Competition of Cello Aram Katchaturian (Armenia). She is a laureate of the Belgian Foundation For Young Soloists. In 2008, she joined the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles and in 2010, she joined the Tana quartet fully devoting herself to it. During many master classes, she received the advice of Edmond Baert, Boris Baraz, Wolfgang Boettcher, Lluis Claret, Frans Helmerson, Oleg Kogan, Philippe Muller, Martti Roussi, Jiang Wang and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. In chamber music, she has worked with André Siwy, Thomas Kakuska, Xavier Gagnepain, Olga Sitkovetsky, the Artemis Quartet ... In recent years, she has been invited to perform in Italy, Switzerland, France and Belgium.