Charlotte Maclet began studying the violin and piano at age 3. Initial studies at the Conservatoire in Paris were followed by further studies in Chicago, Geneva and Rotterdam with Gordan Nikolic, Goran Gribajevic, Gábor Takács-Nagy and György Kurtág.

Charlotte has made many performances as soloist in her native France and abroad, including a critically acclaimed London début at Cadogan Hall in 2012. She received this year the Audience Prize at the Worshipful Musician’s Company Solo Competition and is an Artist of the Concordia Foundation.

Highly sought after as an orchestral performer, Charlotte leads many UK based chamber orchestras (the Southbank Sinfonia, the Arensky Chamber Orchestra) and is a regular guest co-leader of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. She also plays with the Academy of St Martins in the Fields.

As part of the Isidore Ducasse Clarinet Trio, Charlotte won the Concordia and Worshipful Musician’s Company chamber music competition and has performed in major halls including Wigmore Hall and Bridgwater Hall. Her chamber music partners include Nicola Benedetti, Adrian Butterfield, Lawrence Cummings and Matthew Barley. Highlights of this season include String Sextet concerts in all major UK venues including the Royal Albert Hall as part of Nicola Benedetti’s Four Seasons Tour.

Charlotte is the founder and leader of Camerata Alma Viva, a string ensemble of 16 players from 9 nationalities based in London, who are regularly broadcast on BBC and on the French national radio station France Musique and appeared at St John’s Smith Square, Conway Hall and Kings Place in 2016.

Charlotte trained as a Shiatsu practitioner and teaches Qi Gong and meditation.