Founder of a violin school in Caracas, Venezuela with the support of the Mozarteum Foundation, Virginie Robilliard from France will be teaching at the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne in Switzerland as of September 2015. She is regularly invited to give master classes all over the world.
First Public Concert at Age 5
Born into a family of musicians, she gave her first public concert at the age of five. She studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon and graduated in the Juilliard School as a scholarship student of Dorothy Delay. She made her New York debut at the age of 19.
A Career Full of Performances
Young Laureate at the Long-Thibaud International Violin Competition and at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, Virginie has since performed with orchestras such as St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra, l’Orchestre du Capitôle de Toulouse among others and played under the batons of important conductors such as Yuri Temirkanov, Sergiu Comissiona and Michel Plasson.
A Warm Approach to Students
Her international career has included appearances in Asia, South America, Europe, Canada and the United States. Virginie Robilliard plays a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume 1869 and lives in Paris. Virginie is very connected and involved to her students. Her approach is positive, warm and with compassion.