Colin Heller

Born in Briançon, France, he began to play the violin and the piano at the age of 5, then the organ and the baroque violin.
After his studies at the Darius Milhaud Conservatory in Aix-en-Provence, he was admitted in 2018 to the baroque violin class of the National Conservatory of Music (CNSMD) in Lyon.
He is self-taught in various instruments such as the mandolin, the Swedish nyckelharpa, the gittern, the Norwegian hardingfele and the viola d’amore…

Being  a member of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra from 2012 to 2014 as a violinist, he has played under the direction of Alain Altinoglu, François-Xavier Roth and Gianandrea Noseda…

His boundless curiosity and interest in the many facets of music led him to collaborate with many artists from different backgrounds, such as traditional musicians Patrick Vaillant, Françoise Atlan, Moneim Adwan, Gabriel Lenoir, Daniel Muringer, Manu Théron, jazzmen Fabrizio Cassol, Jasser Haj Youssef, baroque musicians Monique Zanetti, Lila Hajosi, Dominique Serve, the rock band Deluxe, actors and directors Didier Rousselet and Côme de Bellescize.