• Jean-Michel Mathé, Director
  • Elodie Farges, Production manager / Coordination of the competition
  • Adèle Bernengo, Communication manager / Cultural action
  • Sarah Durpoix, Accountant
  • Flore Gallien, Ticket office manager
  • Romuald Boissenin, Technical director
  • And the reinforcement of Martin Philippe, production assistant during the Festival

The Festival also depends upon its technical team and reception staff to sell tickets and welcome visitors, and is grateful for the precious assistance received from technicians at Kursaal and the Theatre. The Festival is also staffed by a team of volunteers who play an active role in the everyday running of the festival : assisting artists and visitors, handing out programmes and posters, etc.




Write to:
Festival de musique
Concours de jeunes chefs d’orchestre
2 rue Morand
F-25000 Besançon

Administration: +33 (0)3 81 25 05 85

Tickets office: +33 (0)3 81 82 08 72
August and September 2019 only

The association

In 2018 the association included 180 members and about twelve individual patrons.

The board of Directors

  • Myriam Grandmottet, president
  • Yves Descharmes and Jean-Michel Badet, vice presidents
  • Henri Chagué, treasurer
  • Geneviève Lorach, secretary
  • Marie-France Calderone and Bernard Sertout, assessors
  • Fabrice Ferez and Daniel Sechter, elected members
  • Yves-Marie Lehmann, honorary member (unelected)

Representatives members of authorities and public bodies

  • Claudy Chauvelot-Duban conseillère régionale déléguée de Bourgogne Franche-Comté
  • Luc Bardi conseiller régional de Bourgogne Franche-Comté
  • Ludovic Fagaut vice-président du Conseil départemental du Doubs
  • Raphaël Krucien conseiller départemental du Doubs
  • Chantal Torck vice-présidente du Conseil départemental du Jura
  • Rosa Rebrab adjoint au Maire, Ville de Besançon
  • Patrick Bontemps adjoint au Maire, Ville de Besançon
  • Eric Scrève directeur du Conservatoire à rayonnement régional du Grand Besançon
  • Olivier Alno représentant de la Sacem

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