François Kloc


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
President, CEO
Company Name
Buffet Group

Francois Kloc earned a degree in oboe and bassoon performance at the Beauvais Music Conservatory, which became a foundation for his deep and passionate exploration of these musical instruments.  When he joined the Buffet Crampon Company in 1995 he was able to bring his knowledge to the process of making the instruments just as he learned the many processes of the manufacturing and the business side of the company.  Francois began growing into management roles just as the company changed ownerships over the years from Boosey & Hawkes and the Music Group.  In 2014 he was named the President of the Buffet Group USA and his love for the instruments and the industry continues to grow!