Bruno Schneider studied in La Chaux-de-Fonds and in Detmold. He teaches at Geneva HEM and until recently at the Music Academy of Fribourg in Breisgau (Germany). Pursuing an international solo career, he has recorded a substantial part of the horn repertory.

Interview RTS, le cor à coeur, octobre 2017


Thomas Müller was born in Basel and studied his instrument in the Basel Musik-Akademie with Joszef Brejza and later with prof. Hermann Baumann at the Essen Musikhochschule.

From 1979 he was solo horn in the Bern Symphony Orchestra, then in 2003 he joined the Zurick Kammerorchester in the same position. Up until recently he was professor of the modern horn in the Bern Hochschule der Künste, and currently teaches natural horn in the "Schola Cantorum Basiliensis" department of the Basel Musikhochschule.



Benoit de Barsony, studied at Paris CNSN, and is horn solo of the Paris Orchestre since 2006.  He regularly plays with some of the most famous Euroean orchestras including the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, the European Chamber Orchestra, the Swisss Romande Orchestra...

Alongside his orchestral activities, Benoit follows a chamber music career which leads him to perform in some of the great European festivals, (Roque d’Anthéron Festival, International Chamber Music Festival of Salon de Provence, Chaise-Dieu Festival, Kuhmo Festival …) with musicians such as Daishin Kashimoto, Paul Meyer, Emmanuel Pahud and Eric Lesage.

He has performed as a soloist many times with the Paris Orchestra (Salle Pleyel, Philharmonie de Paris, NHK Tokyo), Geneva Chambre Orchestra and the Pays de Savoie Orchestra.
Benoit de Barsony was a guest jury member of the last ARD competition in Munich.

Benoit will take ove from Bruno Schneider as horn professor at the Geneva HEM from next September.


With the support of: Loterie Romande Canton de Neuchâtel