OLIVIER GARDON teaches piano at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris
and is the Artistic Director of the Académie internationale d’été de Nice.
He is regularly invited to teach master-classes
at numerous music academies including the Sommerakademie at the Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg, The Toho Gakuen School (Japan),
the French Music Academy at the Institut franco-japonaise de Tokyo, Yonsei University in Seoul, Bowdoin College in the United-States,
the Académie musicale de Villecroze,
Music'Alp Courchevel, the Musikhochschule in Leipzig, etc.
He has served as a judge at numerous international competitions: Marguerite Long-Thibaud (France), Cincinnati World Piano Competition
Tbilissi International Piano Competition (Georgia), Concorso internazionale di Cagliari (Italy), Concours international d'Epinal (France), etc.
As a performer and a pedagogue, OLIVIER GARDON attaches great importance to the unceasing exploration of the many facets of sound
and the quest for beauty so that musical emotion may be fully expressed and shared. He believes that the link between the tactile
sensations and the perceived vibrations is at the very heart of the relation between the instrument, the artist and the music.
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