The Music Academy

The Fonact Music Academy is an international centre of excellence for professional and pre-professional musicians willing to improve and master their craft.

Fonact is located in the historical town of Fontainebleau (

Fonact offers superior training provided by eminent teachers from the most prestigious universities in Europe: CNSMDP, Haute Ecole de Lausanne, Royal Academy of London, Musikhoschule of Stuttgart, Guildhall School of Music.

During our intensive masterclass programme, students from around the world will be exposed to our internationally acclaimed teachers. This dedicated environment is set to challenge, develop and nurture your technical skills, refine interpretation, prepare you for international competitions.

Invest in your future as a professional artist and train with the best.

Sullimann Altmayer,  Artisitic Director of Fonact Music Academy

Award-winner of numerous prices in international competitions (Illzach, Florence, Gorizia, Paris, Heerlen…), he gives performances as soloist but also as chambrist in France (theatres of Châtelet, Champs-Elysées, salle Pleyel, Gaveau, Cité de la musique, auditorium du Louvre, Festival d’Aix en Provence, La Roque d’anthéron, auditorium de Dijon…) and abroad (Europe, North Africa, Israel, Lebanon, India, Central America, Russia, China, South  Asia, Argentina, Brasil…) with musicians like Augustin Dumay, Carrie Denis, Lise Berthaud, François Salque, Nicolas Bone, Yehonathan Berrick, Gil Sharon, Henri Desmarquettes, Marc Desmons, Michel Strauss, Olivier Patey, Romain Descharmes, Eric Lesage

In 2008, during the summer, he worked with the solist of the Berliner Philarmoniker at the Festival d’Aix en Provence and won the support of the HSBC foundation .

His performances are regularly broadcasted on radio (France Musique) or on television (Arte, France 2, France 3, Mezzo…).

Sullimann Altmayer plays on a 1710 Francesco Gobetti. 

In 2018 he’s appointed Artistic Director at the Fonact Music Academy.

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