Number of students: 16
Pianist: Federico Bosco
François Benda regularly performs on the most important stages, such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Musikverein in Vienna, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall London and Tonhalle Zürich. In addition to his solo performances, François Benda also teaches and is among the most sought after clarinet teachers. He teaches in Berlin and Basel.
In 2006, he became the principal oboist of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He teaches at the Rotterdam Academy, the Mannheim University of Music and the Royal Academy of Music in London.