The association "Le piano en liberté

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Created in January 2022, the association "Le piano en liberté" aims to promote young talent and perpetuate the musical legacy of Samson François.

The association organizes the "Les Nocturnes du piano" festival, which includes :

  • Recitals dedicated exclusively to pianists under 35,
  • The Samson François International Piano Competition for young people aged 5 to 31
  • Encounters and master classes for piano aficionados
  • Forums around Samson François in Europe.

Joining the association means :

  • Help discover new piano talent,
  • Join a group of music lovers who love the piano by sharing special moments during festivals or forums.

Supporting the association means :

  • Make the "Les Nocturnes du piano" festival a not-to-be-missed event on the Côte d'Azur
  • Promote national and international recognition.

With an annual fee of €25 for a single member and €40 for a duo, you'll benefit from :

  • Preferential rates for piano recitals,
  • Privileged meetings with the soloists at a cocktail party after each event.

You can also support the association as a donating member (minimum donation 150€). This donation includes the membership fee for the year of the donation.

Your donation is tax deductible up to 66% of your income tax (or up to 60% of your corporation tax).

For example, after tax deduction : 

The tax receipt will be sent to you in the days following receipt of your contribution.


The membership is done in 2 steps

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Pay your membership and/or donation :

  1. by bank transfer to our association's bank account, indicating your first and last name in the wording. You can download the bank details below.
  2. or by cheque, indicating your first and last name, payable to : Association "Le Piano en liberté" and send it by post to the following address: 55, Bd Victor Hugo - 06000 NICE
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Enter the necessary information for your SOLO or DUO membership online

Or :

you can download the flyer below, print it out and return the completed membership section to us by post or e-mail.

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