Born in 1970, Frédéric Moreau began violin at the age of 2 with Yvonne Blot. Then he worked with Jean Fournier until the end of his secondary studies.
Admitted in 1984 to the CNSM of Paris in Michèle Auclair’s class, he obtained the first prize in violin in 1987 voted unanimously. In 1988, he entered graduate studies in violin in Régis Pasquier’s class, and participated in master classes of masters such as Yehudi Menuhin and Tibor Varga.
Student of (respectively) Geneviève Joy, Christian Ivaldi, Jean-Claude Bernède and Théodore Paraskivesko, he obtained the first prize in chamber music by unanimous vote in 1989 together with Pascal Godart.
Sonata Winner with pianist Nicholas Angelich at the international competition of Trapani, he obtained (jointly with Angelich) an extension of his graduate studies to continue work with the support and training of the conservatory.
Frédéric Moreau studied at the CNSM of Paris:
Solfege (First Medal 1983), Harmony (with Janine Rueff), Counterpoint (with Jean-Paul Holstein), Analysis (with Claude Terrasse), and Music History (with Brigitte François-Sappey) ;
In other conservatories:
Piano, organ, orchestration, conducting ;
And musicology at the Sorbonne.
In 1993, Frédéric Moreau was invited to hold the position of 3rd soloist of the French Symphonic Orchestra, which he left the same year to take on the role of principal soloist of the Pasdeloup Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Paris, and the Orchestral Ensemble of the Essonne.