Annick Chartreux

(born in Nancy, resident in Paris), composer. At the Conservatory of Nancy   she studied piano, chamber music, musical theory. She continued her musical studies in Paris with renowned teachers, where she has lived since 1973. She has dedicated her professional life to teaching and composition. She is the author of more than twenty collections and methods for piano, separate pieces, written for educational and recreational purposes, parts for youth ensembles, chamber music, published by Editions Van de Velde,Henry- Lemoine and Peer Music. Her editorial collaboration with Jean-Pierre Rubin is recent and  successful. Works published since 2001 are very original, both in training and in the choice of texts set to music. Many organizations have played her music, such as the choir and orchestra of the Conservatoire de Nevers which created the cantata «Donnez-moi la mémoire» in the Church of the Madeleine in Paris, January 27, 2005, under the direction of Michelle Ambrozetti. Also the chorus and orchestra of the Academy of Paris for two concerts in the Great Hall of Unesco in Paris (450 participants). Her recent works include a quatuor avec piano  (commissioned by the Da Camera Nevers Association) a sextuor à cordes, a mélodrame about a novel Nata Minor created in June 2005 by " Les concerts illustrés ", two poems of François Villon for choirs, soloists, horns and percussion and several song cycles on texts by Louise Labe, Catherine Pozzi, etc. As part of her work as a composer, Annick Chartreux is often invited to meetings composers-educators,  many conservatories, Canada, Lebanon, as she also has the opportunity to speak on the airwaves more specialized radios.  She also participated in several television programs as a composer, pianist and teacher.