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METIS – A NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION

METIS is the support structure for International Institute of World Music (IIWM). It has been accompanying the Institute throughout its development and is participating in this way to its emergence.

The aim of METIS is to facilitate, to enhance and to promote :

> Professional actions and activities or professionalization in process, in fields, such as artistical, cultural, sports, educational and social relationships.
> Training of women, men and children
> Participation in cultural and/or sport events, and even in social and professional integration.

ANDRE MANOUKIAN – SPONSOR
HACENE LARBI – MUSIC ADVISOR

TEACHING ARTISTS

  • ARAB-ANDALUSIAN Music
    >
    Fouad DIDI: Arabic Violin, Oud, song, Derbouka…
  • ARGENTINA
    > Victor Hugo VILLENA: Bandoneon
  • ARMENIA
    > Lévon MINASSIAN: Doudouk
  • BRAZIL
    > Cristiano NASCIMENTO: Guitar from Brazil
  • BULGARIA
    > Milena JELIAZKOVA: Profane and sacred songs, monodic or polyphonic
    > Maya MIHNEVA: Coded, improvised and singing dances
  • CHINA
    > Sissy ZHOU: Gu Zheng (Chinese zither)
  • GREECE & ASIA MINOR
    > Sofia LABROPOULOU: Repertoires from Greece – practice & theory
    > Maria SIMOGLOU: Greek and Asia Minor songs
  • INDIA
    > Maitryee MAHATMA: Kathak dance (classical dance from North India)
  • JUDEO-SPANISH music and songs
    >
    Françoise ATLAN
  • KURDISH and PERSIAN worlds
    >
    Shadi FATHI: Persian classical music
  • MONGOLIA
    >
    Johanni CURTET: Khöömii (diphonic chant)

MUSICAL EDUCATION
> Valérie FLORAC, Professor at the Aubagne Conservatory
> Valérie MONDÉSIR, Professor at the Marseille Conservatory
> Violaine SULTAN, Professor at the Marseille Conservatory

REFERENTS

PEDAGOGICAL REFERENTS
• Anne BATTINI: Director of studies at the Conservatoire “Pierre BARBIZET” of Marseille
• Valérie FLORAC: Piano teacher & vocal conductor at the Conservatoire “Pierre BARBIZET” in Marseille & Pedagogical coordinator for the IIWM
• Isabelle RENUCCI: International Relations Officer and internship monitoring for the S.A.T.I.S Department of Aix-Marseille University
• Margaret PIU-DECHENAUX: Educational Director of the IIWM

DISABILITY REFERERENTS
• Margaret PIU-DECHENAUX, for the IIWM
• Corinne ZITO, Disability Project Manager for the City of Aubagne

COVID REFERENT
• Margaret PIU-DECHENAUX

REFLECTION COMMITTEE

  • Jean-Luc BONNET: Formerly Director of Cultural Affairs & Director of the Conservatory of the City of Aubagne
  • Clo COINEL: Guitar professor
  • Fouad DIDI: Artist and teacher at the National conservatory of Toulon and at the Cité de la musique in Marseille
  • Fabrice DUBOIS: Deputy and educational director at the Martigues Conservatory
  • Philippe FANISE: Formerly Artistic Director of the Centers and missions of music and traditional dances of the world, integrated to the Regional Agencies of the Performing Arts (Aram-Lr and ARCADE)
  • Claude FREISSINIER: Director of Arts and Music in Provence
  • Stéphanie GUY-AUBERT, Music Professor at the Aix-Marseille Academy
  • Jean-François HÉRON, Choir and orchestra conductor
  • Jean-Marie JACONO, Musicologist & Head of International Relations at the Department of Arts at the University of Marseille
  • Nicolas JOURNOT, Deputy Director of the Conservatoire “Pierre Barbizet” of Marseille
  • Céline LE CORROLLER, Former Director of Partnerships at Sciences Po (Political Sciences) of Aix-en-Provence
  • Olivier METAY: Pedagogical Manager of Musical Training
  • Florence MORALI: Co-head of the Cultural Management License at the Nice Academy
  • Sami SADAK : Ethnomusicologue & formerly Directeur artistique de Babel Med Music

ASSOCIATE JURY MEMBERS SINCE 2017

  • Françoise ATLAN: Permanent speaker of the IIMM in Spanish Judeo Songs and Music & Early Music / Artist, singer, teacher of music education, singing and piano
  • Philippe AZOULAY: Guitar teacher at the Conservatoire “Pierre Barbizet” in Marseille
  • Anne BATTINI: Pedagogical Director of the Conservatory “Pierre Barbizet” of Marseille
  • Nabankur BHATTACHARYA: Tablas Master
  • Vincent BEER ASK: Artist, composer and mandolin teacher at the Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional de Marseille
  • Jean-Luc BONNET: Formerly Director of Cultural Affairs & Director of the Conservatory of the City of Aubagne
  • Magali DAMONTE: Mezzosoprano, Professor of Lyric Art at the Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional de Marseille
  • Emilie DELORME: Director of the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris
  • Fouad DIDI: Artist and professor of “Arab-Andalusian” music at the IIWM, the National Conservatory with Regional Influence of Toulon and the Cité de la Musique in Marseille.
  • Michel DUFETEL: General Coordinator and Programmer of the World Music Pole in Marseille
  • Shadi FATHI: Artist, composer and teacher in “Persian Classical Music” at the IIWM
  • Philippe FANISE: Formerly Artistic Director of the Centres and Missions of Traditional Music and Dances of the World, integrated into the Regional Agencies of Performing Arts (Aram-Lr and Arcade)
  • Valérie FLORAC: Piano teacher & vocal conductor at the Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional de Marseille
  • Charles FOURMENT: Head of the Bachelor of Musicology of Aix-Marseille University
  • Emmanuel FRIN: Bulgarian music teacher (clarinet, saxophone, gaida). Graduated in Bulgarian language and music (Plovdiv Academy).
  • Fabio FURIA: Badoneononist, composer, arranger
  • André GABRIEL: Professor of galoubet-tambourine, Professor of traditional music at the Conservatoire de Marseille and the ENM d’Avignon, musicologist, organologist
  • Yves GUENON: Pianist, specialist in Brazilian music
  • Marie Inês GUIMARAES: President of the Cub Choro de Paris, President of Cebramusik, professor of piano and free improvisation at the Conservatoire d’Antony, pianist
  • Cécile GUYE: teacher in contemporary dance at the Conservatoire d’Aubagne
  • Jean-François HERON: Choir and orchestra conductor
  • Raphaël IMBERT: Artist & Director of the Conservatory “Pierre Barbizet” of Marseille
  • Jean-Marie JACONO: Musicologist & Head of International Relations at the Department of Arts at the University of Marseille / Lecturer / Specialist in the sociology of musical works, Russian opera and modern popular music.
  • Jean-Emmanuel JACQUET: Musicologist, choir director, conductor, of the Conservatoire “Pierre BARBIZET” of Marseille
  • Nicolas JOURNOT: Deputy Director of the Conservatoire “Pierre Barbizet” of Marseille
  • Nazar KHAN: artist and master of Sitar
  • Ourania LAMPROPOULOU: Composer & musicologist specialized in Greek and Asian Minor music
  • Yan LI: Artist and teacher in Ehru
  • Claire LUZI: Artist, singer & musician [mandolin, voice, melodica, accordion, percussion]
  • Eric MARESCA: Piano teacher / Choir and orchestra conducting / Aubagne Conservatory
  • Jean-Marie MARTIN: Honorary Consul of Bulgaria for the Southern Region and Languedoc Roussillon
  • Maya MINHEVA: Director of the Ubaye Art School, graduated in traditional Bulgarian folk dances (Plovdiv Academy)
  • Sarah MOHA: dancer, choreographer & flamenco teacher
  • Éric MONTBEL: professor of ethnomusicology and historical musical anthropology at the University of Aix-en-Provence.
  • Nathalie NEGRO: pianist and artistic director of Piano and Co
  • Christiane PRIGUL: Director of the Confucius Institute of Montpellier
  • Milena ROUDEVA: Singer, composer and arranger with the balkanes quartet and the Henri AGNEL Co.
  • Diego TROSMAN: Artist and teacher in “Tango Guitar”
  • Sami SADAK: Ethnomusicologist
  • Jérôme SALOMO: Artist and percussionist specialized in Greek and Balkan music
  • Monji SELMI: Inspector General for Education at the Ministry of Culture in Tunisia
  • Maria SIMOGLOU: Artist, composer and teacher in “Songs of Greece and Asia Minor”
  • Amine SOUFARI: musician, pianist, composer and choir director
  • Bo SU: Director of the Confucius Institute Côte d’Azur (Chinese Representative)
  • Violaine SULTAN: Professor of viola and musical training at the Conservatoire “Pierre Barbizet” of Marseille
  • Alain VERA: Honorary Consul of Brazil
  • Farid ZEBROUNE: Artist and musician specialized in the repertoire of Arab-Andalusian music (mandola, banjo)

BOARD COMMITTEE

  • Christian MARTINEZ, President
  • Jean-Luc BONNET, Vice-President
  • Florence LOESEL, Treasurer
  • Christian LEFORT, Secretary
  • Laurence FANTONE, Administrator
  • Isabelle RENUCCI, Administrator
  • Jean-Christophe HUMBERT, Administrator
  • Philippe-Louis RULLIER, Administrator
  • Josiane CHATAIN, Honorary Member

OPERATION TEAM

  • Margaret PIU-DECHENAUX, Managing Director, Founder of IIWM
  • Johanna AUCLAIR, Administration officer
  • Wafa OUALD, Communication, production & project coordination officer

TEAM OF PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS

  • Augustin AUBERT, Editor
  • Jean-David BOSCOUZAREIX, Digital Consultant
  • Antoine CAILLET, Webmaster
  • Alice CHIREUX, Graphic designer
  • Linda KRIKORIAN, Logistics Coordination
  • Fatiha LAKHDARI, Coordination
  • Agnès MENABREAZ, Photography
  • Cécile ROBERT, Communication & Development Officer
  • Marie ROZET, In charge of relations with the public & ticketing
  • Perrine SEGHIER, Press officer
  • Gabriele SPATH, Translator

CIVIC SERVICE

  • Clara LOUATI (March 23 to November 22, 2021)

TRAINEES

  • Céline MALFAIT (August 24 to October 30, 2020)
  • Clarisse BARBARIN (December 16 to 20, 2019)
  • Clara MAJCICA (May 14 to July 16, 2018)
  • Shady EL GOHARY (April 9 to August 3, 2018)
  • Pauline BEDON (May 9 to July 9, 2017)
  • Axelle GORGE (January 18 to May 17, 2016)
  • Adélie AGUILA (January 4 to 17, 2016)
  • Marilyn HAZAN (December 14 to 18, 2015)