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Mathieu Névéol

Mathieu Névéol is originally from Bordeaux, France, where he began taking violin lessons at the age of seven. He attended the Bordeaux Conservatoire, studying with the internationally acknowledged French violonist Roland Daugareil and also with Vladimir Nemtanu. He graduated with the Gold Medal for violin playing at fifteen. Then he resumed his studies with Daugareil at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Lyon for four years, being awarded the first prize the last year. As a student at the Conservatoire, he was concertmaster of the Rhônes-Alpins Operetta Orchestra for two years. After his meeting with Mauricio Fuks, he worked with the celebrated violin pedagogue at Indiana University for two years, during which he was awarded the Scholar grant from the Société Générale. He graduated with the Performer Diploma in May 2002.

He has performed extensively in France in solo recitals and chamber music, and had a prominent role in french gypsy music Trio “ NOMAD Lib’ “. The band has been giving concerts and participating to several music festivals in France for the past four years.

With the band NOMAD lib’, Mr. Névéol has won the Spedidam Prize at the European FNAPEC competition in 2003 and the First Prize at the International Italian competition “T.I.M” in 2004.Since his stay in Indiana, Mr. Névéol has also been performing regularly with the duo “Gypsy moods” with Marko Petricic on the accordion, both in America and Europe.