Pierre Lidar is pursuing an active freelance career in New York. After his studies at the Conservatoire in Paris in Laurent Lefevre's studio, he served as a bassoonist with the French National Guard Orchestra in Paris from 2008 to 2011. In France, Pierre performed with the Orchestra of the Capitole de Toulouse, “Pas de Loup “Orchestra, Toulouse Chamber Orchestra and many ensembles in Paris. With the support of the Zygmunt Zaleski Foundation, he moved to New York in 2011 in order to study with Frank Morelli at the Manhattan School of Music and subsequently as a DMA student at Stony Brook University. Pierre developed a passion for chamber music and organized numerous concerts promoting chamber music for wind instruments. Desirous to pursue this passion, he founded the Metamorphosis Chamber Orchestra in New York.