Marion Candy made her primary studies in Flute and Ballet at the CRR (Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional) of Montpellier where she obtained a DEM (Diplôme d’Études Musicales) unanimously with honors. She then chose to begin a professional career in music.
She then studied with Celine Nessi at the CRR of Boulogne-Billancourt, where she also graduated with honors. She continued her advanced training under the direction of Frédéric Chatoux (Soloist of the Paris Opera). She was also coached by famous flutists such as J.Beaudiment, Ph. Pierlot and Emmanuelle Ophèle. She studied piccolo with Pierre Dumail (Solo Piccolo of the Paris Opera) and passed the DEM in 2014.
Recipient of the Meyer Foundation Award in 2009, she performs as a chamber musician in several musical ensembles right across France (Festival Paris Quartier d’été, salle Cortot, Southern France…). She’s a regular guest of the Orchestre National de Montpellier since 2003, and plays under the direction of famous conductors such as L.Petitgirard, Maxime Pascal, J.Darlington…
Fond of different kinds of music, she worked on a wide range of projects, from musical (Fiddler on the Roof at the Casino de Paris) to jazz, and shows combining music and other artistic disciplines (Vie à Huis Clos in 2007, Autour de Bilitis in 2009). From 2013 to 2014, she worked on the musical tale Bastien dans la Lune that she performed nearly 70 times in the Ile-de-France area theatres.
While coaching by Sabrina Maaroufi, Marion passed the D.E. (Diplôme d’Etat) and attende
the CNSMDP (National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris) from 2008 to 2011 to prepare the C.A. for flute, which she passed in June 2011.
Marion Candy is a teacher at the CRR of Boulogne-Billancourt and the CRI of Alfortville. Appreciated for her teaching skills and personal qualities, she is a regular jury member throughout France.