Born in 1972 François Marquet is currently Professor of Artistic Education at the CRR of Brest and soloist of the ensemble Entre sable & ciel.
He began playing clarinet at the age of 6 at the Conservatory of Music of Rochefort-sur-Mer in Charente-Maritime. After passing through the conservatories of La Rochelle and Poitiers, he perfected his skills at the CRR of Rueil-Malmaison in the class of first Henri Druart, then Florent Heau and Michel Arrignon. He then obtained a First Prize for clarinet and a prize for excellence.
Today, in addition to his activity as a chamber musician, he performs with several national orchestras including the National Orchestra of Brittany and the National Orchestra of Pays de la Loire. Also a graduate in singing, an activity that has enriched his clarinet teaching, he was for 10 years a member of the Rennes Opera Choir, and participated with the Châtelet theater in the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy.
Recognized for their great versatility and their stability, the 'Privilège' clarinets stand out through their aesthetics, ergonomics and tuning.