Master class Michel Bellavance

On December 11th and 12th (Friday and Saturday) in Music School „Kosta Manojlović", the Association will organize a Master class with Michel Bellavance, professor at the Geneva Conservatoire.

Friday December 11th from 10:00-13:00 and from 15:00-17:00
Saturday December 12th from 14:30-18:30

Master class is free of charge for all the active participants and listeners.

More information at 
Music School "Kosta Manojlović", Nemanjina street 9, 11080 Zemun

Michel Bellavance,
Swiss-Canadian flutist has appeared in Europe with the Lisbon Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra, the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, the Paris Camerata Academica Orchestra, and in Latin America with the National Symphony Orchestra of Peru, the State Orchestra of Bahía Blanca, the State Orchestra of San Juan, Orchestra Philharmonic of Mendoza, the State Symphony Orchestra of Bahia, the Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra, the Ensemble Ad Hoc, in concertos by Nielsen, Ibert, Reinecke, Bernstein, Kabalevski, Liebermann, Mozart, Bach, Hue and Vivaldi. He has given recitals in all of the most important cities in Europe, Asia, North and South America. He has performed at festivals in Switzerland, the United States, Peru, Brazil, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Santiago de Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, as well as on several radio broadcasts for the CBC, the Radio Suisse Romande, and National Public Radio (USA). His discography includes four recordings and attests to his keen interest for both new and less familiar repertoire. His two discs for Brioso Recordings (USA) have received international critical praise; the CD entitled Sergei, Béla & Bohuslav features works by composers of Central & Eastern Europe, whilst Joueurs de Flûte contains works by French and Canadian composers, including the Rachel Laurin Flute Sonata opus 29, which Michel Bellavance commissioned and premièred. He made the world-première recording of Salomon Jadassohn`s Nocturne opus 133, one of the works appearing on his Romantic Flute disc for the SNE label (Canada). His fourth recording, published by Meridian Records (UK), contains French works of the first part of the 20th century, including the flute version of the violin Sonata opus 13 by Gabriel Fauré. In addition to his activities as a performer, Michel Bellavance is Professor of flute for the advanced classes at the Geneva Conservatoire (Switzerland). He has given workshops and master classes in England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Romania, Canada, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuaduor, Colombia, China. A grant recipient of the Canada Arts Council, Michel Bellavance has studied in Paris, Geneva, Zurich and San Francisco, honing his performing skills with artists such as Aurèle Nicolet, Patrick Gallois, Maxence Larrieu, András Adorján and Paul Renzi.