Ambroise Aubrun

Ambroise Aubrun

 

French violinist Ambroise Aubrun has been described as a performer with a “marvelous ease, suppleness and beauty of sound” Since his recital debut at age 14, Aubrun has been invited to numerous festivals such as “Le Cercle musical” (Cannes, France), the “Festival de Loudun”, the “Dilijan Chamber Music Series” (Los Angeles and Yerevan, Armenia), the “Incontri in Terra di Sienna” (Italy), the Colburn Chamber Music Society, Sonnet and Sonatas, "Le Salon de Musiques", and Pacific Serenades (Los Angeles). His passion for chamber music has led him to perform alongside such artists as pianists Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Kevin Fitz-Gerald and Inna Faliks, violinists Guillaume Sutre, Amaury Coeytaux, Scott St. John, Martin Chalifour and Movses Pogossian, cellists Fred Sherry, Antonio Lysy, Clive Greensmith, and Rohan de Saram, violists Richard O’Neill, Roland Kato, Carrie Dennis and Che-Yen (Brian) Chen, as well as the Borroméo and Ebène string quartets. An advocate for contemporary music, Aubrun has premiered over 20 works and has closely worked with composers such as Eric Tanguy, Alyssa Weinberg, Mark Carlson, Roger Bourland and Juan Colomer. The recipient of numerous awards, (1st Prize at Vatelot Competition, 1st Prize unanimously awarded at Mouans-Sartoux Competition, 2ndPrize London Virtuosi, winner of the Atwater Kent concerto competition, laureate of the Langart Foundation, and winner of the Charles Oulmont Prize of the Fondation de France), Aubrun has appeared as a soloist in the Sibelius and Bruch Concertos, and the Bartok Rhapsody No.1. Aubrun plays a Matteo Goffriller violin, on generous loan from the Langart Foundation. He maintains an ongoing interest in non-classical styles. He has recorded for Mayer Hawthorne and performed with Pink Martini, Marco Antonio Solis, Gloria Trevi and Harout Balyan in halls such as the Hollywood Bowl, and the Nokia, Dolby, and Greek Theaters. Aubrun is currently teaching violin at UCLA and UC Santa Barbara.