* Masters in Jazz Guitar from Queens Collège of New York
* Bachelors in Jazz Guitar Education from A.M.R. Jazz-School
Born in Nîmes (France), Antoine starts his musical studies at age 5 with the violin in the class of Jacques Nottelet before starting horn lessons at 8 in the class of Guy Durand. He successively graduated in Montpellier Conservatoire, in the violin class of Marie-Laurence Rocca and the horn class of Olivier Brouard.
His stammering with Jazz universe started at that period with the horn, when he integrated the Jazz department of Montpellier Conservatoire with François Thébèrge, Peter Giron and Pierre de Bethmann among others. He left afterwards for Switzerland in 2000 to work with Gregory Cass at the Haute Ecole de Musique of Geneva (HEM) before entering the class of Claudio Pontiggia in Fribourg to enhance his Jazz skills and start the guitar under the guidance of Francis Coletta.
From 2007 to 2008, he followed the Vorkurs curses of the Bern Swiss Jazz School (SJS) before leaving to Geneva to progress at the very heart of the Jazz school-association of the A.M.R. Encountered with artists such as Maurice Magnoni, Nicolas Masson, Vinz Vonlanthen, and Christian Graff enriched his musical path.
He graduated Bachelor cum laude in June 2013 both in music pedagogy and guitar/violin.
In 2015, Antoine moved to New York to study at Queens College in Michael Mossman, Antonio Hart and David Berkman's classes where he graduated in May 2017.
Alongside his studies, Antoine has over 15 years of professional musical experience as a music educator, performer, author and composer/arranger. He taught for two years at the Montreux Jazz music school as private guitar teacher, at the E.P.I Geneva as ensemble teacher and at the "A.M.R/Conservatory Jazz club". He also taught for one year in an after school music program at the "Centre des Loisirs de Marignac" before moving to New York.
Currently teaching as private instructor Guitar/Violin through the Brooklyn based school "Music_on_the_Go", he recently joined "the Harmony after school program" of the CUNY of New York as violin teacher. Through this program, Antoine is mastering his pedagogical skills with training formation, seminaries and workshops such as the Suzuki method and with the guidance of Nancy Shamkman, former Director of Music for the New York City Public Schools.