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Chloé Thominet, viola, has had the chance to perform all across the United States as well as in her native France, as a soloist, orchestra and chamber musician. She has soloed with the CIM orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra in Severance Hall, the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and the Southwest Florida Symphony as a recipient of the Jillian Prescott Award.

An avid chamber musician, she took part in CIM’s Intensive quartet Seminar led by the esteemed Cavani String Quartet and Peter Salaff, and participated in the quarterfinals of the Fischoff competition, 2016. In the summer of 2015, she received the Ravel Foundation first prize for the performance of the first and second movement of Ravel’s String Quartet. She has been coached and has collaborated with renowned teachers including Darret Adkins, members of the Borromeo and Brentano quartets, Annie Fullard, Raphaël Merlin, Merry Peckham, William Preucil, and Peter Salaff.

Chloé has performed in many local chamber music outreach concerts and her interest in education has led her to teach in the Cleveland’s community.


She has participated in several prestigious summer festivals, including the Taos School of Music, the School of Music and Fine arts of Fontainebleau, the Aspen Music Festival, the Perlman Music Program,  the Heifetz International Music Institute.

Prior to her arrival in 2010 to the United States, Chloé Thominet completed her musical education at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Cergy-Pontoise in France. She then attended the Young Artist Program at the Cleveland Institute of Music where she subsequently earned a Bachelor of Music degree, under the tutelage of Jeffrey Irvine. She went on to complete her Master of Music degree with Heidi Castleman and Misha Amory at The Juilliard School as a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship and is currently studying with Helen Callus at Northwestern University, Bienen School of Music as a student of the Doctoral of Musical Arts program.


Chloé Thominet, has performed all across the United States as well as in her native France, as a soloist, orchestra player and chamber musician. Performance highlights include appearances in Alice Tully Hall as part of the Wednesdays at One series with the Elysian Quartet, at the Kennedy Center as part of the Conservatory Project in 2016, and in Carnegie Hall as co-principal of the Chamber Orchestra of New York and the Juilliard Orchestra.

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