Muriel Chemin began her musical studies at the age of five, under the guidance of Jean and Marguerite Manuel. She obtained her Diplôme d’exécution and Licence de Concert from the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris with Blanche Bascourret de Guéraldi. She perfected her studies in Italy with Maria Tipo (later becoming her assistant), then in Switzerland at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève where she graduated, being awarded the Premier Prix de Virtuosité.
She held several concerts in Paris at the Salle Gaveau and Théâtre de Paris and in other cities in France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, the United Kingdom (with the Southbank Sinfonia), Greece (with the Quatuor Psophos), Turkey, Romania, Russia, Poland, Chile (with the Orquesta Clásica Universidad de Santiago) and the United States, where she performed as a soloist, in piano duets, in chamber music groups and with orchestra, under the guidance of renowned conductors like Árpád Gérecz, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, Nicolas Rauss, Daniel Barda, David del Pino Klinge, Simon Over, Maurizio Dini Ciacci or Nicolas Krauze.
She has performed in many concerts of Beethoven and Mozart, composers to whom she has dedicated most of her career. She won the Concours International Hennessy-Mozart in Paris, where she was enthusiastically applauded by the jury and in particular by the president, Paul Badura-Skoda. Moreover, the great Italian orchestral conductor Carlo Maria Giulini expressed heartfelt admiration after hearing her play the last three Beethoven sonatas in 1998. In 2012, on the occasion of Claude Debussy’s 150th anniversary, she performed his 12 studies in several concerts.
In Italy Muriel Chemin has been guest pianist at prestigious musical institutions such as the Orchestra Regionale Toscana, the Teatro Alighieri of Ravenna, and the Auditorium Verdi of Milan in duet with French cellist Alain Meunier.
She lives in Venice, where she has been Piano Professor at the Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello since 2014. Many of her students have been awarded in international competitions. Her interpretation of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations, recorded in 2017 for Odradek, received many astonishing reviews. She is regularly invited to be a jury member in international piano competitions.