the essential Romain Lapeyre, cellist of international level, is professor at the college of Ponts-Jumeaux, in Toulouse. At 32 years, he is already played for the Queen of England, filled with concert halls and celebrated by his students on France 2, in prime time.
Music can change lives, and Romain Lapeyre is its messenger. At 32 years, this cellist has already toured the globe several times. Within the prestigious “Symphonic Orchestra” in London, with underprivileged children from Sistema ensembles, in Venezuela, or in the suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis, in a college in Bobigny.
This native of Agen now heads the music class of the Ponts-Jumeaux college in Toulouse. An instrumental ensemble of 65 students, unique in the region , to which he added a choir of 130 voices.
“The students each receive an instrument, free of charge, and are trained by professionals, within the framework of the college, four hours per week ”. A project that brings students together, gives them momentum and confidence to progress in other subjects. And unanimously in the educational team.
This experience, Romain has already experienced to the power , in the poorest department of France, the 90. It was his first teaching post.