Bernard Wacheux leads a triple career as a violinist, soloist/chamber player, conductor and teacher. After his early musical studies he practiced the art of violin with Roland Charmy and René Benedetti, professors at the National superior Conservatory of Paris. Then he perfected his art at the Royal Conservatory of Music Brussels in the class of Master Arthur Grumiaux. Later he followed the music sessions and education with Tibor Varga.
Bernard Wacheux started his career in Germany where he taught violin at “Siegen, MusikSchule”, formed a duo with pianist Hiroshi Kajiwara and performed as soloist with the orchestras of Frankfurt and Koblenz under the baton of G. Schraeder. B. Wacheux became his student and then his assistant for Conducting.
Back in France he improved in conducting with the French conductor Robert Delcroix-Professor at the National Superior Music Conservatory of Paris- of which he became an assistant. At the same time he also conducted the orchestra, “County of Flandres” in France. Then, he was appointed professor of violin at the National Conservatory of Lille and conducted the Chamber Orchestra as well as the orchestra of Concert for the Italian music flms for the world twin cities event. Meanwhile B. Wacheux formed the "Alpha Piano Trio” and the “Lille string quartet”, with whom he performed throughout France and several European countries. He also gave master classes in violin and chamber music at the National Concert of Music in St. Cere (Lot) and lead the orchestra of the Lyric concert.
Meanwhile, B- Wacheux, conducted the orchestra of Antananarivo (Madagascar) of which he is a founding member and with whom he performed throughout the island. Then he became President of the French branch of ESTA (European String Teachers Association), chaired for all Europe by Sir Yehudi Menuhinand from whom he received musical advices as a pedagogue, violinist and conductor.
For 10 years Bernard Wacheux lead the Orchestra “The French Soloists” that he took to France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Turkey and India. He was also the artistic director for the Foundation "Mozart Opera" in which he used to conduct representations.
His concert tours include countries such as: France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Luxemburg, Slovenia, Netherland, Madagascar, Morocco, Turkey, the U.S.A and India. B. Wacheux is currently the music director of the Madras Chamber Orchestra that he takes on regular touring to major cities of India and performs in T.V programs in France, Germany, Turkey and India.