Since their entrance examination at the National Conservatory of Music in Lyon, the four trombonists coming from the four corners of France were admitted in the classes of Michel Becquet and Alain Manfrin to continue for several years their musical studies. During these years they formed the Kimoiz Quartet.
In the following years, the Quartet Kimoïz is rewarded with several national and international awards:
– 2nd prize at the Concours International d’Ensembles of Cuivres “Philip Jones”, France 2001
– 3rd prize at the International Brass Competition in Passau, Germany 1999
– Winner of Mécénat Musical Société Générale in France 1998.
Open to all kinds of events, and providing an original and varied program the quartet present the trombone to excite and surprise the audience for sure.