image Jean-Michel Fonteneau
A founding member of the award-winning Ravel String Quartet, cellist Jean-Michel Fonteneau appears frequently with artists such as Leon Fleisher, Menahem Pressler, Gilbert Kalish, Claude Frank, Peter Frankl, Kim Kashkashian, and members of the Amadeus, Juilliard, Fine Arts, and Pro Arte Quartets. He served on the faculty of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Lyon, France until 1999, when he moved to the U.S. to join the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He is cellist with the San Francisco Piano Trio.