METIS is the support structure for the International Institute of World Music (IIMM). It has been accompanying and highlighting the Institute throughout its development.

The aim of METIS is to favour, enhance and promote :
> Professional activities in the field of art, culture, sports, education and social relationships,
> Training of women, men and children
> Involvement in cultural or sport events, and even in social and professional integration.


> Josiane CHATAIN, President
> Christian LEFORT, Treasurer
> Laurence FANTONE, Member
> Jean-Christophe HUMBERT, Member
> Christian MARTINEZ, Member
> Margaret PIU-DECHENAUX, Founder – Member


> Margaret DECHENAUX, Founder
> Johanna AUCLAIR, Administrative manager
> Cécile ROBERT, communication and development officer
> Marie ROZET, Public relations & sales coordinator
> Anne MANIATIS, Protocol coordinator
> Elena BIANCO, Protocol coordinator
> Perrine SEGHIER, Press secretary
> Sébastien RAPUZZI, Webmaster & videographer
> Alice CHIREUX, Graphic designer


> Jean-Luc BONNET, Cultural director & director of the conservatory of Aubagne
> Clo COINEL, guitar teacher
> Fouad DIDI, artist and teacher at the National conservatory of Toulon and at the Cité de la musique in Marseille
> Fabrice DUBOIS, assistant director and educational director of the conservatory of Martigues
> Valérie FLORAC, piano teacher and choirmaster at the National conservatory of Marseille
> Stéphanie GUY-AUBERT, music teacher at the Aix-Marseille academy
> Jean-François HÉRON, choirmaster and conductor
> Jean-Marie JACONO, musicologist & head of international relations in the Art department at Marseille University
> Céline LE CORROLLER, former head of partnerships at the Institute of political science, Aix-en-Provence
> Florence MORALI, deputy chief of the bachelor’s degree in Cultural management at the Nice Academy
> Isabelle RENUCCI, chief of the bachelor’s degree at the Nice Academy


> Sami SADAK, ethnomusicologist & artistic director of Babel Med Music
> Philippe FANISE, artistic director of the traditional world Music and Dance, within the regional agencies for performing art (Aram-Lr and Arcade)
> Claude FREISSINIER, director of Arts et Musiques in Provence
> Houria AÏCHIFrançoise ATLAN, Nabankur BHATTACHARYA, Michel BIANCO, Bijan CHEMIRANI, Fouad DIDI, Dorsaf HAMDANI, Milena JELIAZKOVA, Jean-Étienne LANGIANNI, Maitryee MAHATMA, Lévon MINASSIAN, Miquèu MONTANARO, Maria SIMOGLOU, Sissy ZHOU : artists and teachers at the IIWM


> Marilyn HAZAN
> Adélie AGUILA
> Axelle GORGE