The French violinist, Marie-Annick Nicolas, began her career when she won the 1st prize at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in de Paris (CNSMDP) at the age of 13. She then became, between 17 and 23 years old, she was one of the youngest winners of the most prestigious international competitions, such as: Grand Prix Long-Thibaud, Grand Prix Szeryng, Grand Prix Tchaïkowsky, Prix Reine Elisabeth de Belgique, and Prix International de Montréal. Noticed by David Oistrakh, she studied for one year (1975-1976) at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, with Boris Bielinki.
Then, Marie-Annick Nicolas was invited by Franco Gulli to the USA, in order to become assistant Professor at the famous "Bloomington School of Music" (Indiana University). Between 1980 and 1986 she was "Super-Soloist" with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France.
Marie-Annick Nicolas is now recognized by leading musicians, is universally hailed by the press as well as the public and is constantly in search of rich sound and aesthetic. Professor at the Music Conservatory of Geneva since 1993, she divides his time between teaching art and international stages.
Marie-Annick Nicolas plays an Andrea Guarneri, Cremona 1673