Currently Olivier teaches viola at the Paris Regional Conservatory and the Issy Conservatory. After his classical training with Louis Fima in Paris, he went on to do a master’s degree in interpretation with Jutta Puchhammer in Montreal. In 2016, he won first prize at the Gérardmer-Kichompré International String Competition in France. During his studies he received numerous scholarships marking the excellence of his career. Olivier has also acquired extensive experience in chamber music and orchestra, thanks to the specialized cycle of the Debussy Quartet at the Conservatoire de Lyon and the academies of L’Orchestre de Paris and L’Orchestre des Siècles.


A project supported by the Cité Internationale des Arts de Paris, two musicians of the Kimya ensemble propose a piece by Paul Wiancko « American Haiku » 2014, duet for cello and viola.

Olivier Marin, viola, Andrew Briggs, cello.

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Garth Knox : Nine fingers, Viola space No 4

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The Tana Quartet: Antoine Maisonhaute (violin) Ivan Lebrun (violin) Olivier Marin (viola) Jeanne Maisonhaute (cello) perform Philip Glass’ Quartet No. 3: Mishima. Excerpt from the Fête de la Musique concert recorded on 21 June 2019 at Studio 104.

Kamalto 1&2 extrait de Showan Tavakol


Duo Olitàn , Sonata R.Clarke, from the show ‘On the Silk Roads’.


Mixed piece by Mael Oudin « De la caverne aux étoiles » (From the cave to the stars), written piece resulting from a mix between the pure acoustic sound of the viola and its shadow with analogical effects and sound integrated to my show « Exils ».