BIO

Having taken her first cello lesson at the age of five, Noémy Braun received a diploma in music education from the Conservatoire de Musique de Neuchâtel (Switzerland) in 2008. In 2013 she  earned a brilliant master’s in performance under Marcio Carneiro from the Haute École de musique de Lausanne. She also studied chamber music with Rainer Schmidt, Walter Levin, Jorge Pepi, Paul Coker and Enrico Dindo and took masterclasses with Anner Bylsma, Christophe Coin, Raphaël Pidoux, Hélène Dautry, Troels Svane, Frans Helmerson, Asier Polo and Gary Hoffman.

After receiving an Artist Diploma in 2017 at McGill University (Montreal) under Matt Haimovitz, Noémy continued her studies with residencies in contemporary music with composer Luca Forcucci, Turkish music with Didem Basar, qanun player, and classical Turkish singing to Muwashahat with Lamia Yared.

Ever active on both the Canadian and European scenes, Noémy Braun founded the Braunov duo with Dimitar Ivanov, guitar, publishing “Balkan Fragments”, contemporary Balkan music, and the Comboïo Trio with guitarists, Caio Marcio Santos and Danilo Petroni, specializing in Brazilian jazz fusion. In Europe she founded an Indian classical and jazz fusion ensemble in the company of Haider & Pintoo Kahn, a duo with guembri player, Khali Bensid, specializing in Moroccan-Algerian, black slave music and a cello duo with Dmitry Shameev. 

In 2019, with guitarists Alexandre Gismonti and Dimitar Ivanov and double bassist Pedro Martinez Maestre, Noémy’s ensemble Quarto Vozes published a first album “Aquas” featuring  the music of father and son Egberto and Alexandre Gismoni. Joined by Lamia Jared, Quattro Vozes will also publish “Le chant des Trois Cours” in 2019.