Born in 1967, " this virtuoso of the bandoneon and the accordion has no borders of style: the classical music, the jazz, actual musique…his artistic expression seduces at once and is always printed by the truth... "
From 1983 till 1992, several times winner of international competition.
Teaching qualification and virtuosity of accordion with distinction and congratulations of the jury obtained in Sion, he teaches at present at the Academy of Lausanne - HEMU ( High Music school), site of Sion, to the cantonal Music academy of Sion, to the EJMA - VS (School of Jazz and Current Music) and to the Conservatoire Montreux - Vevey - Riviera.
He leads an activity of concerts in Switzerland and abroad. He occurred in several major events of the Swiss musical life, in particular during 41th and 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival and Schubertiades in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009
Member of diverse ensemble like " at Nights of Bessarabie " (together with musicians of the OSR interpreting music works of klezmer), of " Bandànéon 5tet " (quintet interpreting the works of Piazzolla) and of Tango Sensations (bandoneon and string quartet)
He collaborated with diverse orchestras(bands) and personalities, of whom the OCL (Chamber orchestra of Lausanne) and as soloist, in the Opera of Cairo (Egypt), OSR (Orchestra of Swiss French), the OCD (Chamber orchestra of Delémont), the Orchestra
of the Academy of music Tibor Varga, the OSJ (Symphony orchestra of Jura), the ESN (Symphonic Ensemble of Neuchâtel), Ute Lemper, Toshio Hosokawa, Isang Yun, etc.
Expert for "Hochmusikschule" of Bern, the " High music school of Lausanne - Jazz Section", the Conservatoire of Lausanne, the ACMV, the Swiss music competition for the youth....
More information on: www.stephanechapuis.ch and www.tangosensations.ch