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Harpist Cécile Bonhomme began her studies at the National Conservatory of 

Nice region. In 1996, she won the First Harp Prize unanimously in the class  by Michelle Vuillaume, the chamber music and musical training awards, as well as  his literary baccalaureate with honors. While studying law and 

musicology at the faculty, she continued to improve her skills with Elisabeth Fontan-Binoche  and is laureate of the International Harp and Chamber Music Competition in Arles.

 

His participation is appreciated in many festivals, in France (tours with the 

General Council of the Alpes-Maritimes) and abroad (Switzerland, Spain, Italy, 

England, Norway, Ireland, Namibia for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), alongside  great soloists such as Philippe Bernold, Pierre-Henri Xuereb, Elisabeth Vidal or even  Laurent Korcia.

 

She is also invited to perform for prestigious events such as the induction 

then the marriage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

 

She participates in many recordings including the album "  O time suspend your  vol ”, in duet with cellist Manfred Stilz. She was also asked for 

accompany singer Lara Fabian in the album “Les enfants du top 50”.

 

Holder of the State Diploma of Harp Teacher, she transmits her passion to 

Music Conservatory of Cagnes-sur-Mer, as well as at the Villeneuve Music School

Loubet where she is the pedagogical director.

 

Having experienced the mediating and beneficent role of music for people in 

suffering, she underwent training to be empowered to teach children 

autists and in 2010 created the Harpe Diem Association (Association law 1901, recognized 

general) which aims to defend the fundamental right of access to culture and the arts  for each of us, valid or disabled.