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Renaud Barbier


Renaud Barbier has 10 years of practice in classical music and is a graduate in piano jazz and fusion from CMCM de Nancy from which he gets special mention and congratulations from the jury. He then gets in Berklee College of Music (Boston) in piano jazz performance, film music, jazz composition and orchestra. He records many original pieces such as Trois Profils, Pour Une Danse for a ballet and La fabuleuse histoire de Marseille (1999) for an orchestra. He receives multiple international awards: George Delerue Award, Berklee Composition Award, etc.

From the 2000s onward, he works for films, series and documentaries with his brother Éric on Toreros, Le Serpent, Le Dernier Diamant, La Promesse de l’aube and Petit Pays. He then undertakes a commission for the Mexican feature film Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera by Sergio Umansky, winning the Best First Film 2008 at the San Jose International Cinequest Festival. The same year, he writes the music for the award-winning animated film Le Tueur de Montmartre. Sharing his knowledge on music has always been important to him, that’s why he mentors the Master Class for the Music&Cinema festival in Marseille. A beautiful exchange!