BIO

Noémy Braun was born in 1989 in St-Imier, Switzerland. She takes her first cello lesson (a viola with a longer endpin) at the age of 5 years and starts learning music at the Conservatoire of Music of Neuchâtel where she gets her music education teaching diploma in 2008. She carries on studies at the HEMU of Lausanne (High Music School), Sion in Marcio Carneiro’s class and gets there her Master Performance in June 2013. 

She learns about chamber music with several teachers among them Rainer Schmidt, Walter Levin, Jorge Pepi, le quatuor Zemlinsky, Paul Coker and Enrico Dindo. She takes Masterclasses with Anner Bylsma, Christophe Coin,Frans Helmerson and Gary Hoffman. From 2011 to 2016, she attends a series of festivals in Switzerland.In 2015, she founds the first edition of the festival Artempo. In 2016, she takes part at Festivals as the Musical Chairs / Jeux de Chaises in Montreal and in the Bathhurst Chamber Music Festival, New Brunswick (Canada).

In 2016, Noémy founds the Braunov duo together with avec Dimitar Ivanov, guitar. This duo edits a CD called « Balkan Fragments », which is exclusively devoted to the contemporary music composed in the slavic Balkans (Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia). 

In mai 2017, Noémy gets her Artist Diploma in Matt Haimovitz’s class at the Schulich Music School Montreal (Canada).

Noémy plays also a new instrument (six strings cello) it has been made by the great masters Claude Lebet, Pierre Charrette and Philippe Fromont. 

In the fall of 2018, Noémy Braun and her partners for Brazilian music and jazz fusion found the trio Comboïo together with two other guitarists Caio Marcio Santos and Danilo Petroni. 

Towards the end of 2018 and at the beginning of 2019, Noémy takes part in a lot of creative residences, especially one devoted to Turkish music with Didem Basar, a qanun player established in Montreal, another one devoted to Indian and Western music fusion with jazz influences, with the two brilliant Haider & Pintoo Kahn, but also to gnawa music (blues and jazz influences, a music from Traditional Moroccan and Algerian music) together with the guembri player Khalil Bensid. 

Noémy Braun and her guitar partners Alexandre Gismonti and Dimitar Ivanov and Pedro Martinez Maestre on the double bass found in 2018 the Quatro Vozes quartet which fully interprets Egberto Gismonti’s (Alexandre’s father, the genious Brazilian pianist, guitarist , composer and arranger) so as some compositions of Alexandre himself.