Age: 30 years old

Country: France

Violinist with eclectic aspirations, Amèle Metlini has been developing since her adolescence an interest in jazz, improvised music and music of oriental traditions. Living today in Belgium; She perfected herself with Marc Danel at IMEP in Namur and, at the same time, frequent with and trains herself near the gypsy jazz musicians of the Brussels scene such as Alexandre Tripodi. In May 2018, she was admitted to a jazz program at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel). Born in Angers to a French mother and a Moroccan father, Amele began at 7 the violin at the conservatory in her hometown. At 19, she joined the School of Music in Bourgogne Franche-Comté where she continued her classical training with Anne Mercier and Marie Béreau. Fascinated by the string quartet, she formed with some fellows the Verhaeren Quartet, which received the advice and support of the Manfred Quartet. In 2013, she joined the French Youth Orchestra for two consecutive years. This experience will allow her to play in prestigious venues under the baton of experienced chefs. Like her musical aspirations, Amèle leads a diversified professional life. She regularly performs in orchestra, notably in the National Orchestra of Belgium or the Young Belgian Strings. With Camille Devoulon she form a violin / guitar duet where the porosity between classical music, traditional music and improvisation is questioned. During various workshops and meetings, she has the chance to benefit from the advice of artists such as Vincent Ségal, Magic Malik, Fabrizio Cassol, Tcha Limberger, Mario Forte …

Photo credit : Marie Ponçon