Jean Brégnac, flute
Born in Lyon, Jean Brégnac studied the flute at the Conservatoire National de Région de Lyon, with Michel Lavignolle before being accepted at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève where he has been given, in 2004, his soloist and teaching diploma with « very good », taking lessons with Jean-Claude Hermenjat.
He perfected his studies with Jacques Zoon. Passionate about ancient music, he also studied period flutes with Serge Saïtta at the Ecole Nationale de Musique de Villeurbanne and at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève, then with Jan de Winne at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris where he got his post-degree diploma with distinction.
He went further taking lessons with Barthold Kuijken at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel.
He plays with numbers of prestigious ensembles specialized in period instruments : Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble, Les Siècles, Opera fuoco, Pygmalion and Matheus.
Also passionate about chamber music, he created in 2000 the baroque ensemble La Ca d’Oro and the wind ensemble Harmattan.
Jean Brégnac is a period flute teacher at the Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de Musique et de Danse de Poitou-Charentes.