Marie-Josèphe Jude studied piano at the conservatory of Nice with Anne Queffélec. As recommended by Gyorgy Cziffra, she was accepted at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse in Paris where she studied piano with Aldo Ciccolini and chamber music with Jean Hubeau. When she was only 16 years old she began winning prizes in piano and chamber music competitions, and started her master studies in harp at the École normale de musique in Paris. Afterwards she kept developing herself as an artist during four years of practice in London with Maria Curcio, a pupil of Arthur Schnabel. She also took classes with Gyorgy Sebok, Mario Joao Pires and Leon Fleisher.
In 1989 Jude was a participant in the International Clara Haskil competition which meant the start of her solo career. Ever since, she started playing with important ensembles in France and Europe on a regular basis, and at festivals such as La Folle Journée (Nantes) and La Roque d’Anthéron. She is also to be heard on channels like France 3 and France Musique. She’s active as a chamber musician, and collaborates with, among others, Laurent Korcia, Laurent Cabasso, Henry Demarquette and Sonia wieder-Atherton.
Besides her input as a performing musician, she is also professor since 2012 at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et dance in Lyon.
Marie-Josèphe Jude began studying piano in the class of Anne Queffélec in Nice. At the recommendtion of Gyorgy Cziffra, she continued her studies at the Paris Conservatory at the age of 13, where she entered Aldo Ciccolini's piano studio and Jean Hubeau's chamber music clss. At the age of 16, she receives her diploma with first prizes in piano and chamber music, as well as a licentiate in harp. The following four years she studies in London with Maria Curcio, pupil of Arthur Schnabel,and takes lessons with Gyorgy Sebok, Mario Joao Pires and Leon Fleisher.
In 1989, Jude becomes a finalist in the highly prestigious Clara Haskil competition, which means the launch of her solo career. Since then, she has played in halls and festivals around the world, as well as being active as a chamber musician, playing with Laurent Korcia, Laurent Cabasso, Henry Demarquette and Sonia Wieder-Atherton, amongst others.
Jude has been a piano professor at the Lyon Conservatory since 1912.