Benoit Pierron

Benoît PIERRON is originally from Nice. He started with the Piano at the age of 7, then became interested in drums at 13. In 1994, he joined the classical percussion class with Jacques Carré at the Conservatory of Nice, where he obtained a first prize in 1998. In 1999 he studied the Jazz drums with JP Cecarrelli, the Zarb with Z. Miramdolbagi and for 5 years the Tablas with Nihar Mehta and Puran Maharaj.
Since the age of 18, he joined as an additional musician the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra, the PACA Regional Orchestra, the Orchester de Marseille, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra.
In 2000, he joined the World Youth Orchestra, led by Y. Kreizberg and toured for peace in Eastern Europe.
From September 2005 to July 2006, he was engaged as soloist of the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra.
From 2001 to 2004, he taught at the school of music of the Broc and from 2002 to 2005, at the conservatory of Roquebrune Cap Martin.
Since 2012, he plays solo keyboards in addition to the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Since October 2016, he is part of "PIAF! The Show" as a drummer and percussionist.
He has also participated in recordings with a wide variety of styles : The Children of Invention (2000) Archive (2009), Vladimir Bozar'N'the Sheraf Orchestar (2009), FormatA4 (2010), PyKaBoom