In 1982, Marie-Claude Bantigny entered the CNSM in Paris in the class of Maurice Gendron, and Bruno Pasquier for chamber music. She obtained a First Prize in these two disciplines in 1986. She continued her studies under the direction of André Navarra and Roland Pidoux. Laureate of the International Academy "Maurice Ravel" of Saint-Jean de Luz, she is the guest of the program "Jeunes Solistes" by Maguy Lovano and participates in several recordings for Radio France. In 1987, she joined the Improvement Cycle in the Chamber Music class of Christian Ivaldi with the "Fidelio" quartet. In November 1987, his quartet won the First Prize of the Trieste International Chamber Music Competition "Sergio Lorenzi". She performs as a soloist with the orchestras of Bordeaux, Bayonne (Basque Coast), Perpignan, and with the Orchester Symphonique Français where she is a solo cellist. In 1991, she recorded her first album with the French Symphony Orchestra, directed by Laurent Petitgirard: The Muse and the Poet by Camille Saint-Saëns and in 1996, a second disc - the 1st Cello Concerto in Saint-Saëns. Since then she has performed as a duet with Noelle Balbi in France and Italy and with her husband David Braslawsky.