Violin Lessons Available in French!

Violin lessons have come to the Alliance Française de Saint Louis! Former professional violinist and French native, Florent Forgeront will be offering private violin lessons at the Alliance en Français (or in English, if you prefer).

Lessons are $45 for 30-minute classes.  Please contact the Alliance if you are interested!

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Meet the Instructor

Florent Forgeront grew up in a small city of France called Limogne, known for their fine porcelaine and awesome basketball team. He started learning violin at the age of 8 and signed his first professional contract at the young age of 14. He played professionally across France for the next 8 years, winning numerous prizes and accolades.

Florent holds a Master's in Musicology, and his professional achievements include:

  • 1er Prix du Conservatoire de Limoges, France
  • 1er Prix du Conservatoire Supérieur de Lyon, France
  • 1er Prix du Concours National de Lempdes, France
  • 1er Prix du Concours des Jeunesses Musicales de France, Paris, France
  • 1er Prix du Concours International de Radio France, Paris, France
  • MasterClass - Rencontres Internationales des Graves, Bordeaux, France
  • MasterClass - Académie Internationale d’été Moulin d’Andé, Normandie, France
  • MasterClass Scholarship – Luzerne Music Center, Lake Luzerne, NY, USA
  • 1er Violon Supersoliste et Direction à l’orchestre du Conservatoire de Limoges, France
  • 1er Violon à l’orchestre du conservatoire de Lyon, France
  • 1er Violon à l’orchestre symphonique de Limoges, France
  • 1er Violon à l’orchestre symphonique d’Orléans, France
  • 1er Violon Soliste à l’orchestre Philarmonique de Plzen, République Tchèque