Anthony Galinier

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Born in 1984, Anthony began playing trumpet as a child, initially developing his musical skills at Conservatoires in Lorient, Angers and Aubervilliers-La Courneuve. In 2005 he entered the Lyons Conservatory, and studied in the classes of Thierry Caens and Christian Léger, where he obtained his Higher National Diploma in Music study in 2009. In 2013, he obtained his Master of chamber music.

Anthony works with many symphony orchestras, including the Orchestre National d’Ile de France, Orchestre d’Auvergne, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon, Orchestre Nationale du Capitole de Toulouse and Orchestre Nationale de l’Opéra de Paris.

Anthony is keen to share his musical knowledge with others, and is a professor at the Conservatory of Limonest. In July 2010, he founded the Larmor-Plage Academy of Brass and Percussion. An ardent supporter of the French brass band movement, he has performed as a soloist with many bands, including the Paris Brass Band, Brass Band de la Musique de l’Air de Paris, the Brass Band Lorient, the Brass Band of Lyon, Brass Band Sagona and ExoBrass. Anthony has also given many masterclasses and performed as a soloist in Taiwan, Japan and The Netherlands, amongst other places.

Anthony is currently a member of the Paris Brass Band and is Solo Horn of the Brass Band de la Musique de l’Air de Paris.

In May 2014, Anthony released his first CD, 'The French Tenor Horn', and is accompanied by Lucie Chouvel piano, de l’Harmonie de la Musique de l’Air and Paris Brass Band. Anthony is the very first tenor horn soloist in France to record a full CD album.

In October 2016, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, he released his second CD, 'The French Tenor Horn: Colors', which was recorded in the UK with Foden’s Band. The CD was nominated for the Solo CD of the year in the prestigious Brass Band World magazine and 4barsrest.

In November 2018, at Montreux in Switzerland, for the Swiss National Championship, he released his third CD, Open Mind. This recording was named for the Solo CD of the month in March in Brass Band World magazine.

Since 2019, Anthony has conducted the Brass Band des Gones and the Younth Symphonic Orchestra of Limonest.

Anthony plays on a Besson Sovereign 180 tenor horn. He use the Wallace Mutes and Romera mouthpieces.