Artistic Team

Philippe Geiss

Professor at the Conservatory and Académie Supérieure de Musique de Strasbourg (Higher Education Music Academy of Strasbourg)

Artistic Direction of SaxOpen

Artistic Director of SAX&CO

Claude Delangle

Professor at CNSMDP

President of the International Saxophone Committee

Vice-president of l’A.SAX

Claude Georgel

Director of Musical Studies at PESM Bourgogne

President of A.SAX – Association des saxophonistes de France (Saxophonist association of France) – Paris

Marie-Bernadette Charrier

Professor at the Conservatory of Bordeaux and at PESMD Bordeaux Aquitaine

Vice–president of l’A.SAX

Artistic Director of the PROXIMA CENTAURI Association – Bordeaux

Fred Couderc

Independent musician, improviser


Vincent David

Professor at the Conservatory of Versailles

Artistic Director of the LE CHANT DU ROSEAU Association


Jean-Michel Goury

Professor at Pôle supérieur/CRR in Paris-Boulogne-Billancourt

Member of the XASAX saxophone quartet


Jérôme Laran

Professor at the Conservatory of Aulnay-sous-bois

President of the CONTINUO Association – Aulnay-sous-bois


Laurent Matheron

Secretary of A.SAX


Nicolas Prost

Professor at the Conservatory of Saint-Maur-des-fossés

Artistic Director of the SAXIANA Association – Paris

Gilles Tressos

Professor at the Conservatory, at Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de POITIERS and at the Education Department of CNSMD in PARIS

Member of the HABANERA quartet

Artistic Director of the SAXOPHONE ÉVÉNEMENT Association – Poitiers

Many other partners also put time and effort into the preparation of SaxOpen and we are infinitely grateful for their work!