Renaud-Gabriel Pion studied the clarinet and later extended his ability to multiple woodwinds, both modern and Baroque-Renaissance. He then turned to composition and improvisation in the acoustic and electronic fields.

 

He develops a language by exploring instruments in a stylistic plurality and designing projects with a focus on Temperament, an expressive dimension found in all musical styles and cultures.

 

Pion has published several albums with Radio France/Outhere and other labels, for formats ranging from the duo to the orchestra, or in the electronica category. He has taken part in numerous collaborations and has worked for films, for the theatre and contemporary dance.

 

Pion received a grant from the Fondation Beaumarchais-SACD for the opera He is currently writing.

 

He uses programming tools, written notation and improvisation techniques to compose, and regards the act of composing and playing as listening.

pion divides his time between Paris and Berlin.

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