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 About Christine



Lavoisier-Van  Meter

Piano - Harpsichord


Born and raised in France, Christine Lavoisier-Van Meter pursued extensive piano and harpsichord studies in Paris, and continued specializing in the harpsichord under Christiane Jaccottet at the
Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique of Geneva (Switzerland).

She has since been teaching and performing in France and in the United States.



1992  Received "Certificat d'Etudes Supérieures" for Harpsichord studies (including Basso Continuo, Music History and Chamber Music) from the Haute Ecole de Musique (HEM) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND.

1989  Entered HEM for Harpsichord studies, under Harpsichordist Christiane Jaccottet.

1988  Higher Diploma (degré Supérieur) for Harpsichord, from Paris National Regional Conservatory of Music (CNR), under Harpsichordist Bellina Drandarova - Paris, FRANCE.

1987  Summer Harpsichord studies with world renowned Harpsichordist Kenneth Gilbert.

1986  Diploma ("Certificat de Fin d'Etudes") for Piano, from CNR - Paris, FRANCE.

1984  French Baccalaureate F11 (Music, Piano) - Paris, FRANCE.



2007-Present  Piano and Harpsichord Teacher
           - Private customized Piano / Harpsichord Instruction

1999-2007 The Georgia Academy of Music - Atlanta, Georgia
           - Senior Faculty (Piano – Harpsichord)
           Key responsibilities: professional instruction, all ages and levels; solfège, rhythm, ear training, technique, interpretation and music history.
           - "Beyond the Call of Duty" Award, by the Georgia Academy of Music (2003, 2006).

2006  Performing Harpsichordist with the Ritornello Baroque Ensemble (Jody Miller and Jonathan DeLoach, Recorders and Susan Patterson, Viola Da Gamba).

2003  Pianist
           - Chamber music with world renowned double bassist Yoan Goïlav.

1998-1999 Indian Hill Music Center - Littleton, Massachusetts
           - Faculty (Piano – Harpsichord)
           Key responsibilities: private lessons, theory and notation, recital planning.

1997-1998 Gilberte Lecompte School of Music - Fontainebleau, FRANCE
           - Piano and Theory Instructor
           Key responsibilities: didactic instruction (theory), individual lessons.

1994  Harpsichordist
           - Baroque concerts throughout metropolitan Paris.



Available upon request.




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