Biography

Mathilde Gomas was born in Paris in 1992 in a family of music lovers. As a child, she begins to play the classical guitar and studies with Gérard Verba untill completion of her training at the Conservatoire Régional de Paris in 2010.

It is only at the age of 17 that she discovers early music through the lute and other plucked strings instruments. She starts studying viola da gamba with Jean-Louis Charbonnier in Paris first, then in Versailles with Emmanuelle Guigues, while studying Musique et Musicologie at the Sorbonne university. She plays several times with Les Pages et Chantres du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles (conductor: Olivier Schneebeli) and takes part in many masterclasses, courses and workshops about the early repertoire with Marianne Müller, Paolo Pandolfo, Rainer Zipperling, Sylvia Abramowicz, Blandine Rannou, Antoine Torunczyk, C.-E. Fantin, Benjamin Perrot, Patrick Bismuth. She also joins the Petit Choeur de la Sorbonne as a soprano from 2010 to 2013, performing in many choir concerts and festivals under the baton of Denis Rouger, Ariel Alonso, Vincent Barthe.

From 2014 to 2019 she studies with Paolo Pandolfo at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (CH), where she receives a complete education in early music, with many eminent performers such as Hopkinson Smith, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, Pedro Memelsdorff, Rebeka Ruso, Andrea Marcon, Evelyn Tubb, Anthony Rooley, Randall Cook, Jörg-Andreas Bötticher.

Since 2015, she has been performing in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, Romania, Austria, Greece & the Netherlands, both as a soloist and as a member of several emerging ensembles, among which The Little Light ConsortPrimary ColoursAccademia Barocca Lucernensis. Since 2018, she is performing regularly with the greek traditional ensemble En Chordais (Kyriakos Kalaitzides) aswell as next to the renouned gambist Friederike Heumann. She has taken part in world famous early music festivals in Bucarest, Klagenfurt (Trigonale) & Utrecht.

Since her graduation as Specialized Master of Performance with distinction in June 2019, Mathilde Gomas lives and works in Basel (CH) where she develops her own projects.